The geography

by Strabo

Publisher: Heinemann; (etc.) in London

Written in English
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StatementWith an English trans. by H.L. Jones. Based in part upon the unfinished version of J.R.S. Sterrett.
SeriesLoeb classical library
The Physical Object
Pagination8 v :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20043097M

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