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city of the gods

John S. Dunne

city of the gods

a study in myth & mortality.

by John S. Dunne

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Death -- Comparative studies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL504 .D8 1965
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 243 p.
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5941069M
    LC Control Number65011604
    OCLC/WorldCa1893080


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