The Complete Plays of Aristophanes
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The Complete Plays of Aristophanes by Moses Hadas

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Published by Bantam Classics .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ancient, Classical & Medieval,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Plays / Drama

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatMass Market Paperback
Number of Pages501
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7820349M
ISBN 100553211641
ISBN 109780553211641

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