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The gods of the Greeks by Karl KerГ©nyi

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English


  • Mythology, Greek.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementC. Kerényi ; [trans. by Norman Cameron]
SeriesMyth and man
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 304 p., 16 leaves of plates :
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24208348M
ISBN 100500270481
ISBN 109780500270486

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