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Bibliography



 Berggren, J. L.
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Brown, Lloyd A.
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Campbell, Tony.
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Dilke, O. A.W.,
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Karrow, Robert W.
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Kunitzsch, Paul.
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Polaschek, Erich,
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Ptolemy, 2nd cent.
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Ptolemy, 2nd cent.
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Washburn, Wilcomb E.
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Whitfield, Peter.
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Whitfield, Peter.
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