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Martial"s Rome

Victoria Rimell

Martial"s Rome

empire and the ideology of epigram

by Victoria Rimell

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Martial,
  • Epigrams, Latin -- History and criticism,
  • Rome -- In literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementVictoria Rimell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA6507 .R56 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21559770M
    ISBN 109780521828222
    LC Control Number2008033471


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