2 edition of Ancient Greece at the turn of the millennium found in the catalog.
Ancient Greece at the turn of the millennium
Athens Symposium (2001)
by Canadian Archaeological Institute at Athens = Institut Canadien d"arcéologie à Athènes in Athens
Written in English
|Other titles||Grèce antique au tournant du millénaire|
|Statement||edited by Nigel M. Kennell, Jonathan E. Tomlinson = La Grèce antique au tournant du millénaire : travaux récents et perspectives d"avenir : actes du Symposium d"Athènes, 18-20 mai 2001 / édité par Nigel M. Kennell, Jonathan E. Tomlinson.|
|Series||Publications of the Canadian Archaeological Institute at Athens = Publications de l"Institut canadien d"archéologie à Athènes -- no. 4, Publications of the Canadian Archaeological Institute at Athens -- no. 4.|
|Contributions||Kennell, Nigel M., Tomlinson, Jonathan E. 1967-, Canadian Archaeological Institute at Athens.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||278 p. :|
|Number of Pages||278|
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