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Pharsalia. Literally translated into English prose, with copious notes by H.T. Riley. by Lucan

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Published by G.Bell in London .
Written in English


  • Pharsalus, Battle of, 48 B.C.,
  • Rome -- History -- Civil War, 49-45 B.C.

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Edition Notes

SeriesBohn"s libraries
ContributionsRiley, Henry T. 1816-1878.
LC ClassificationsPA6479 E5 R5 1889
The Physical Object
Number of Pages427
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15144442M

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