A 17th Century Testimony On The Use Of Ceramic Top-bar Hives

@article{Harissis2012A1C,
  title={A 17th Century Testimony On The Use Of Ceramic Top-bar Hives},
  author={H. Harissis and G. Mavrofridis},
  journal={Bee World},
  year={2012},
  volume={89},
  pages={56 - 58}
}
Haralampos V Harissis is an assistant professor of Surgery and Georgios Mavfrofridis is an archaeologist and a beekeeper. Both are passionate about the history and ethnology of beekeeping in Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean. 
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