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The Last Poets of Imperial Rome (Classics)

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The Last Poets of Imperial Rome (Classics)

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Published by Penguin Classics .
Written in English


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ContributionsHarold Isbell (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages304
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Open LibraryOL7355175M
ISBN 100140442464
ISBN 109780140442465


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