From poetry to history
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From poetry to history selected papers by A. J. Woodman

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


  • Historiography,
  • Latin Historical poetry,
  • History and criticism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [407]-437) and indexes.

StatementA.J. Woodman
LC ClassificationsPA6019 .W66 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 446 p. ;
Number of Pages446
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25384228M
ISBN 100199608652
ISBN 109780199608652
LC Control Number2011941287

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