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A Sallust reader selections from Bellum Catilinae, Bellum Iugurthinum, and Historiae by Sallust

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Published by Bolchazy-Carducci in Mundelein, Ill .
Written in English


  • Catiline, -- ca. 108-62 B.C,
  • Jugurthine War, 111-105 B.C,
  • Rome -- History -- Conspiracy of Catiline, 65-62 B.C,
  • Rome -- History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementVictoria E. Pagán.
SeriesLatin readers
ContributionsSallust, 86-34 B.C., Pagan, Victoria Emma, 1965-
LC ClassificationsPA6653 .A2 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23861975M
ISBN 109780865166875
LC Control Number2009042979

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