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On reading a Horatian satire An interpretation of Sermones II 6 by C. O. Brink

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Published by Sydney University Press in Sydney .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Horace.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby C.O. Brink.
SeriesTodd Memorial Lectures -- 6
The Physical Object
Pagination19p. ;
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20346907M

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