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The Greek poets

The Greek poets

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Published by Modern Library in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greek poetry

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Moses Hadas.
    SeriesThe Modern library of the world"s best books
    ContributionsHadas, Moses, 1900-1966.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination426 p. ;
    Number of Pages426
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23762489M


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