The medieval Alexander
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The medieval Alexander by Cary, George

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Published by University Press in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English


  • Alexander, -- the Great, -- 356-323 B.C

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Edition Notes

Statementby George Cary ; edited by D. J. A. Ross.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 415 p. :
Number of Pages415
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23319668M

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