Myths of Hellas, or, Greek tales by C. Witt

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Published by Longmans, Green in London, New York .

Written in English

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  • Mythology, Greek.

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Statementtold in German by C. Witt ; translated into English with the author"s sanction by Frances Younghusband ; with a pref. by Arthur Sidgwick.
SeriesHistory of religions preservation project -- MN40014.8
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationxiv, 268 p.
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14023401M
OCLC/WorldCa37556426

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