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Roman stoicism being lectures on the history ofthe stoic philosophy with special reference to its development within the Roman Empire. by E. Vernon Arnold

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Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul in London .
Written in English

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Originally published: London: Oxford University Press, 1911.

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Number of Pages468
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Open LibraryOL16530780M

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