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age of Pericles a history of the politics and arts of Greece from the Persian to the Peloponnesian war by William Watkiss Lloyd

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Published by Macmillan and Co. in London .
Written in English


  • Greek literature -- History and criticism,
  • Art, Greek,
  • Greece -- History -- Athenian supremacy, 479-431 B.C

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Edition Notes

Statementby William Watkiss Lloyd.
LC ClassificationsDF227 .L7
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23377980M
LC Control Number04034999

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