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The complete Greek temples

by Antony Spawforth

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Published by Thames & Hudson in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Temples -- Greece,
  • Temples, Greek,
  • Architecture, Greek -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-234) and index.

    StatementTony Spawforth.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA275 .S73 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240 p. :
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23240613M
    ISBN 100500051429
    LC Control Number2005906236

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