Troja: Results of the Latest Researches and Discoveries on the Site of Homer's Troy and in the Heroic Tumuli and Other Sites, Made in the Year 1882. And a Narrative of a Journey in the Troad in 1881

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Murray, 1884 - Classical antiquities - 434 pages
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