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The rôle of classical studies in the 1970"s

D. S. Raven

The rôle of classical studies in the 1970"s

inaugural lecture delivered in the University in Pietermaritzburg on 16th May, 1973

by D. S. Raven

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Published by University of Natal Press in Pietermaritzburg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classical philology -- Study and teaching.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby D. S. Raven.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA76 .R38
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22 p. ;
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5249689M
    ISBN 100869800221
    LC Control Number75322139
    OCLC/WorldCa1638136

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