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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English



  • Greece


  • Pausanias,
  • Greece -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800,
  • Greece -- Antiquities,
  • Greece -- Historiography

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-354) and index.

Statementedited by Susan E. Alcock, John F. Cherry, and Ja"s Elsner.
GenreEarly works to 1800., Historiography.
ContributionsAlcock, Susan E., Cherry, John F., Elsner, Jaś.
LC ClassificationsDF27.P383 P38 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 379 p. :
Number of Pages379
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6778869M
ISBN 100195128168
LC Control Number00022461

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