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Catullus; An interpretation by Kenneth Quinn

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Published by Barnes & Noble .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Catullus, Gaius Valerius,
  • Love poetry, Latin,
  • History and criticism,
  • Epigrams, Latin,
  • Rome in literature

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9247793M
ISBN 100064957578
ISBN 109780064957571

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