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Published by Peeters in Louvain-la-Neuve .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Inscriptions, Linear B -- Congresses.,
  • Civilization, Mycenaean -- Congresses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[editors, Anna Morpurgo Davies and Yves Duhoux].
SeriesBibliothèque des Cahiers de l"Institut de linguistique de Louvain -- 26
ContributionsDavies, Anna Morpurgo., Duhoux, Yves., International Congress of Classical Studies (18th : 1984 : Dublin, Ireland), Mycenaean Colloquium (1984 : Dublin, Ireland)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP1038 .M93x 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination310 p. :
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21441357M
ISBN 102870772890

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