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Moralsand values in ancient Greece

Ferguson, John

Moralsand values in ancient Greece

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Published by Bristol Classical Press in Bristol .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics, Greek.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p88-95.

    StatementJohn Ferguson.
    SeriesClassical world series
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii,103p. :
    Number of Pages103
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22137541M
    ISBN 10185399118X


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