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The captor"s image

Basil Dufallo

The captor"s image

Greek culture in Roman ecphrasis

by Basil Dufallo

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

    Subjects:
  • Civilization, Greco-Roman,
  • History and criticism,
  • Influence,
  • Latin Authors,
  • Latin literature,
  • Greek literature,
  • Greek Art,
  • Ekphrasis

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBasil Dufallo
    SeriesClassical culture and society
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA6021 .D84 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25316855M
    ISBN 109780199735877
    LC Control Number2012017753

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