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The ancient Mediterranean

by Grant, Michael

  • 156 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by New American Library in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mediterranean Region
    • Subjects:
    • Mediterranean Region -- Civilization.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMichael Grant.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDE71 .G68 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 374 p. :
      Number of Pages374
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2036271M
      ISBN 100452010373
      LC Control Number88012442

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