Great classical myths. by Francis R. B. Godolphin

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Published by Modern Library in New York .

Written in English

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  • Classical poetry -- Translations into English.,
  • English poetry.,
  • Mythology, Classical.

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GenreTranslations into English.
SeriesThe Modern library of the world"s best books
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxi, 469 p.
Number of Pages469
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20933454M

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