Virgil the necromancer studies in Virgilian legends, by John Webster Spargo ... by John Webster Spargo

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .

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Subjects:

  • Virgil -- Legends,
  • Literature, Comparative -- Themes, motives

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Book details

Other titlesVirgilian legends, Studies in.
SeriesHarvard studies in comparative literature., Vol. X
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA6961 .S6
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 502 p.
Number of Pages502
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Open LibraryOL6300920M
LC Control Number34002363
OCLC/WorldCa847419

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