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Who"s who in the ancient world

a handbook to the survivors of the Greek and Roman classics

by Betty Radice

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classical biography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementselected with an introduction by Betty Radice.
    SeriesPenguin reference books
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDE7 .R33 1973
    The Physical Object
    Pagination336, [32] p.
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5090042M
    ISBN 100140510559
    LC Control Number74161490

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