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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mythology -- Dictionaries.,
  • Mythology in literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 1187-1210) and index.

Statementedited by Pierre Brunel ; translated from the French by Wendy Allatson, Judith Hayward, Trista Selous.
ContributionsBrunel Pierre.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN56.M95 D4813 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 1223 p. ;
Number of Pages1223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1724515M
ISBN 100415064600
LC Control Number92028204

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