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Agonistes

essays in honour of Denis O"Brien

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Published by Ashgate Pub. in Aldershot, UK, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy, Ancient.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by John Dillon and Monique Dixsaut.
    ContributionsO"Brien, Denis, 1936-, Dillon, John M., Dixsaut, Monique.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB162.9 .A46 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3300484M
    ISBN 100754653528
    LC Control Number2004029548

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