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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cultural studies,
  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • History - General History,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language,
  • Ancient Rome,
  • Ancient - Rome,
  • History / Ancient / Rome,
  • Literary Collections / Ancient, Classical & Medieval,
  • Rome--Civilization,
  • General

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsThomas Habinek (Editor), Alessandro Schiesaro (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7748737M
ISBN 100521616190
ISBN 109780521616195
OCLC/WorldCa444477955

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