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intellectual adventure of ancient man

intellectual adventure of ancient man

an essay on speculative thought in the ancient Near East

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Published by Chicago UP .
Written in English


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Statementby H. Frankfort [and others].
ContributionsFrankfort, H.
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Open LibraryOL21291641M

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