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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Classical dictionaries.,
  • Civilization, Classical -- Dictionaries.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by John Roberts.
GenreDictionaries.
ContributionsRoberts, J. W. 1932-2005.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDE5 .O94 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 858 p. :
Number of Pages858
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23010249M
ISBN 100192801457

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