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Reading ancient texts

Reading ancient texts

essays in honour of Denis O"Brien

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Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy, Ancient

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by Suzanne Stern-Gillet and Kevin Corrigan.
    SeriesBrill"s studies in intellectual history -- v. 162
    ContributionsO"Brien, Denis, 1936-, Stern-Gillet, Suzanne, 1943-, Corrigan, Kevin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB171 .R38 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. < -2> ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18504035M
    ISBN 109004165096, 9004165126
    ISBN 109789004165090, 9789004165120
    LC Control Number2007044307

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