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Achilles and company by Ned Conquest

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Published by Apollonian Press in Richmond, VA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Trojan War -- Drama.,
  • Achilles (Greek mythology) -- Drama.,
  • Laocoön (Legendary character) -- Drama.,
  • Gawain (Legendary character) -- Drama.,
  • Arthurian romances -- Adaptations.,
  • Knights and knighthood -- Drama.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Ned Conquest.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3553.O5147 A64 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination185 p. [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2129448M
LC Control Number88192272

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