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Antiquity and Humanity

Essays on Ancient Religion and Philosophy Presented to Hans Dieter Betz on His 70th Birthday

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Published by Paul Mohr Verlag .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion,
  • Theology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAdela Yarbro Collins (Editor), Margaret M. Mitchell (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages561
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9770709M
    ISBN 103161475852
    ISBN 109783161475856


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Montaigne's Essays is book which is the reflection on life, and he.