Greek temples, theatres, and shrines
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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English


  • Temples, Greek,
  • Theaters -- Greece,
  • Shrines -- Greece,
  • Architecture, Greek

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 495-499.

Statement[by] Helmut Berve and Gottfried Gruben. Photos. by Max Hirmer.
ContributionsGruben, Gottfried, Hirmer, Max
LC ClassificationsNA275 B413 1963
The Physical Object
Pagination508 p.
Number of Pages508
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14817531M

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