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Homeric questions essays in philology, ancient history, and archaeology, including the papers of a conference organized by the Netherlands Institute at Athens (15 May 1993)

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Published by J.C. Gieben in Amsterdam .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Homer -- Criticism and interpretation -- Congresses.,
  • Epic poetry, Greek -- History and criticism -- Congresses.,
  • Mythology, Greek, in literature -- Congresses.,
  • Civilization, Homeric -- Congresses.,
  • History, Ancient -- Congresses.,
  • Greek philology -- Congresses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Jan Paul Crielaard.
SeriesPublications of the Netherlands Institute at Athens ;, v. 2
ContributionsCrielaard, Jan Paul., Stichting Archeologische School der Nederlanden te Athene.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA4037.A5 H79 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 316 p. :
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL917691M
ISBN 109050630952
LC Control Number95214591
OCLC/WorldCa33146573

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