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Classical love poetry

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Published by J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles .
Written in English


  • Love poetry, Classical -- Translations into English

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited and translated by Jonathan Williams and Clive Cheesman.
ContributionsWilliams, Jonathan, Dr., Cheesman, Clive.
LC ClassificationsPA3624.L7 C58 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3293691M
ISBN 100892367865
LC Control Number2004013493

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