Archaic Greek trade: three conjectures

@article{Cook1979ArchaicGT,
  title={Archaic Greek trade: three conjectures},
  author={Robert Manuel Cook},
  journal={The Journal of Hellenic Studies},
  year={1979},
  volume={99},
  pages={152 - 155}
}
  • R. Cook
  • Published 1 November 1979
  • History
  • The Journal of Hellenic Studies
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