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Politics of a Persian dynasty

the Hecatomnids in the fourth century B.C.

by Stephen Ruzicka

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman [Oklahoma] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Caria,
  • Iran
    • Subjects:
    • Hecatomnus, d. 377 B.C. -- Family.,
    • Mausolus, d. ca. 353 B.C.,
    • Caria -- History.,
    • Caria -- Kings and rulers.,
    • Iran -- History -- To 640.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 212-226) and index.

      StatementStephen Ruzicka.
      SeriesOklahoma series in classical culture ;, v. 14
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS156.C33 R89 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 232 p. :
      Number of Pages232
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1744913M
      ISBN 100806124601
      LC Control Number92054138


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