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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English


  • Latin poetry, Medieval and modern,
  • Renaissance -- Poetry

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Edition Notes

Statementcompiled and edited by Alessandro Perosa and John Sparrow.
ContributionsPerosa, Alessandro, 1910-, Sparrow, John Hanbury Angus, 1906-
LC ClassificationsPA8123 .R4 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 560 p. ;
Number of Pages560
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4723443M
ISBN 100807813508
LC Control Number78010969

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