Brief History of English and American Literature

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So dependent did Roman writers become, in fact, that they produced very little that was not based upon Greek works, especially in drama and philosophy. Testament of Solomon: A Greek work, Christian in its present form, containing extensive legendary and magical traditions associated with Solomon. Mighty temples and palaces at places like Palenque, Tikal, and Chichen Itza survived centuries of abandonment, followed by excavation and now thousands of tourists walking and climbing all over them.

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Publisher: BiblioBazaar (November 1, 2007)

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