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CAMS005 Midterm Study Guide

by: Katrina Iobst

CAMS005 Midterm Study Guide CAMS005/HIST005

Katrina Iobst
Penn State
Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations
Dr. Munn

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Outline of kings for identification portion of exam. Includes names, dates, jurisdictions, and facts.
Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations
Dr. Munn
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This 3 page Study Guide was uploaded by Katrina Iobst on Tuesday March 3, 2015. The Study Guide belongs to CAMS005/HIST005 at Pennsylvania State University taught by Dr. Munn in Winter2015. Since its upload, it has received 126 views. For similar materials see Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations in Classical Studies at Pennsylvania State University.

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