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Classical tradition in Norway anintroduction with bibliography by Sigmund Skard

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Published by Universitetsforl., distribution office, Columbia University Press in Oslo, Irvington-on-Hudson, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Norway -- Civilization -- Greek influences.,
  • Norway -- Civilization -- Roman influences.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementSigmund Skard.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDL431
The Physical Object
Pagination203 p., (4) leaves of plates :
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21910170M
ISBN 108200019721

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