The History of Greece

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Accessed on 2022/11/27 19:46:30

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Related place
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The History of Greece

Reading experience
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Evidence

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Source

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
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Born in 1772
Listener
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EuRED : emotions
EuRED : intensity
EuRED : environment
EuRED : lighting
EuRED : testimony
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Notes


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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/101647
Accessed on 2022/11/27 19:46:30

Related place
England
Related people
Burney, Sarah Harriet
Burney,
Related text or manuscript
The Letters of S.H.B.
Related place
England
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