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works should be referred to by their full
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of referring to a text's author by a single
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possible to set up the pages according to these
numbering systems. Therefore "eumenes4.html" is not
the same as section four. Because these pages may
be reformatted, contributors should reference the
traditional numbering systems.
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Thank you, Tim