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The Life and Times of Homer (Biography from Ancient Civilizations)

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Published by Mitchell Lane Publishers .
Written in English


  • Homer,
  • Literature and the war,
  • Epic poetry, Greek,
  • Children"s 9-12,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • History and criticism,
  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Literary,
  • Trojan War,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8792549M
ISBN 101584152605
ISBN 109781584152606

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