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Climbing Parnassus

A New Apologia for Greek and Latin

by Tracy Lee Simmons

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Intercollegiate Studies Institute .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Education / General,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9494677M
    ISBN 101933859504
    ISBN 109781933859507
    OCLC/WorldCa171113232

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