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Saturnalia.

Ambrosius Aurelius Theodosius Macrobius

Saturnalia.

Translated with an introd. and notes by Percival Vaughan Davies.

by Ambrosius Aurelius Theodosius Macrobius

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [529]-532.

SeriesRecords of civilization -- sources and studies, no. 79, Records of civilization -- sources and studies, -- no. 79
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 560 p. ;
Number of Pages560
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19164179M


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