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The Heracles of Euripides

Euripides

The Heracles of Euripides

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Published by Focus Information Group in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 91-92

Statementtranslated with introduction, notes and interpretive essay [by] Michael R. Halleran
SeriesFocus classical library, Focus classical library
ContributionsHalleran, Michael R
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 92 p. :
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16663645M
ISBN 100941051013
LC Control Number87083735


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