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Authority and legitimacy in the classical city-states

a J.C. Jacobsen memorial lecture.

by Moses I. Finley

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Published by Munskgaard in København .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesDet Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab Historisk-filosofiske Meddelelser -- 50, 3
The Physical Object
Pagination23p.
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22442501M
ISBN 108773041238

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