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Reading Cicero

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Published by Duckworth in London .
Written in English


  • Cicero, Marcus Tullius -- Criticism and interpretation

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-171) and index.

StatementCatherine Steel.
SeriesDuckworth classical essays
LC ClassificationsPA6285 .S74 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p. ;
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21187772M
ISBN 100715632795

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