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Mythology of Greece and Japan

George A. Sioris

Mythology of Greece and Japan

archetypal similarities

by George A. Sioris

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Published by Sterling Publishers in New Delhi .
Written in English

  • Mythology, Japanese.,
  • Mythology, Greek.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 139-141.

    StatementGeorge A. Sioris.
    LC ClassificationsBL2203 .S63 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination141 p. ;
    Number of Pages141
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2162982M
    ISBN 108120707907
    LC Control Number88900126

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