Roman lyric poetry by Gaius Valerius Catullus

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bibl p234-238.

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StatementCatullus and Horace ; selected with commentary by A. G. McKay and D. M. Shepherd.
ContributionsHorace., McKay, A.G., Shepherd, D. M.
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Pagination274p.,8plates :
Number of Pages274
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Open LibraryOL22273126M
ISBN 100333063090

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