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The Classical world

Nigel Jonathan Spivey

The Classical world

the foundations of the West and the enduring legacy of antiquity

by Nigel Jonathan Spivey

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization, Greco-Roman,
  • Classical Civilization

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNigel Spivey
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDE59 .S652 2016, DE59 .S66 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 353 pages
    Number of Pages353
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27211822M
    ISBN 101681771519
    ISBN 109781681771519
    OCLC/WorldCa923794463


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