The geography of Strabo
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Published by Harvard Univ. Press .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: v. 1, p. xxix-xlii

SeriesThe Loeb classical library. [Greek authors], Loeb classical library
ContributionsJones, Horace Leonard, b. 1879, Sterrett, John Robert Siltington, 1851-1914
The Physical Object
Pagination8 v
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22804881M
LC Control Number17013967

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