In praise of Prometheus
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In praise of Prometheus humanism and rationalism in Aeschylean thought. by Leon Golden

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English


  • Aeschylus -- Philosophy,
  • Prometheus (Greek deity),
  • Humanism in literature,
  • Rationalism in literature

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 129-131.

LC ClassificationsPA3829 .G6
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 137 p.
Number of Pages137
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5988865M
LC Control Number66019275

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