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Published by The Clarendon press in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Prometheus (Greek deity) -- Drama.

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Edition Notes

Statementtranslated by Robert Whitelaw, with introduction and notes by J. Churton Collins.....
ContributionsWhitelaw, Robert, tr., Coidna, John Churton, 1868-1908. ed.
LC ClassificationsPA3827.P8 W45
The Physical Object
Paginationxiviii, 53, [1] p.
Number of Pages53
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6706767M
LC Control Number27021418

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