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Fables and aphorisms

HryhoriД­ Savych Skovoroda

Fables and aphorisms

by HryhoriД­ Savych Skovoroda

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Published by P. Lang in New York .
Written in English

  • Ukraine
    • Subjects:
    • Skovoroda, Hryhoriĭ Savych, 1722-1794.,
    • Philosophers -- Ukraine -- Biography.,
    • Poets, Ukrainian -- 18th century -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementGregory S. Skovoroda ; translation, biography, and analysis by Dan B. Chopyk.
      SeriesAmerican university studies., vol. 8
      ContributionsChopyk, Dan B.
      LC ClassificationsB4218.S472 E5 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 173 p. ;
      Number of Pages173
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1853723M
      ISBN 100820411469
      LC Control Number90005429

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