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Before philosophy

Henri Frankfort

Before philosophy

the intellectual adventure of ancient man ; an essay on speculative thought in the ancient Near East

by Henri Frankfort

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Published by Penguin Books in Baltimore, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religious thought -- To 600.,
  • Civilization, Ancient.,
  • Philosophy, Ancient.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe intellectual adventure of ancient man.
    Statementby H. and H. A. Frankfort ... [et al.]
    SeriesPelican books -- A198., Pelican books -- A198.
    ContributionsGroenewegen-Frankfort, H. A. 1896-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination275 p. ;
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14369836M

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