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Catullus a commentary by Gaius Valerius Catullus

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementby C.J. Fordyce.
ContributionsFordyce, C. J. 1901-1974
LC ClassificationsPA6272 A2 1961
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 419 p.
Number of Pages419
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14302954M

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