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story of Athens

a record of the life and art of the city of the violet crown read in its ruins and in the lives of great Athenians.

by Howard Crosby Butler

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Published by Century in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Athens (Greece)
    • Subjects:
    • Athens (Greece) -- History

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF285 .B9
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 532 p.
      Number of Pages532
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6920325M
      LC Control Number02022869
      OCLC/WorldCa356582


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