HELLENIC STUDIES SERIES
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Hellenic Studies Series 72

Masterpieces of Metonymy

From Ancient Greek Times to Now

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$29.95 • £23.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674088320

Publication Date: 01/18/2016

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296 pages

6 x 9 inches

4 halftones, 6 line illustrations

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Gregory Nagy is Francis Jones Professor of Classical Greek Literature and Professor of Comparative Literature at Harvard University and Director of Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, D.C.

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