Great lives from history: Ancient and medieval series, Volume 4
Frank Northen Magill
Salem Press, 1988 - History - 2420 pages
A five-volume set of biographical sketches, arranged alphabetically, of 470 individuals whose contributions influenced world culture and the social development of societies flourishing in earlier centuries.
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