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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementwith the English translation of Benjamin Bickley Rogers
SeriesThe Loeb classical library [Greek authors]
ContributionsRogers, Benjamin Bickley, 1828-1919
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17567260M

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