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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Herodotus -- Criticism and interpretation

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 324-346) and indexes.

Other titlesHerodotus
Statementedited by Carolyn Dewald and John Marincola.
SeriesCambridge companions to literature
ContributionsDewald, Carolyn., Marincola, John.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA4004 .C36 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 378 p. :
Number of Pages378
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22380157M
ISBN 10052183001X, 0521536839
ISBN 109780521830010, 9780521536837
LC Control Number2006297065

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