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A History of Roman Literature

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A History of Roman Literature
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Publisher: D. Appleton and Co.
ISBN/ASIN: B002NRYFMM
Number of pages: 342

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This book is intended primarily for use as a textbook in schools and colleges. I have therefore given more dates and more details about the lives of authors than are in themselves important, because dates are convenient aids to memory, as they enable the learner to connect his new knowledge with historical facts he may have learned before, while biographical details help to endow authors with something of concrete personality, to which the learner can attach what he learns of their literary and intellectual activity.

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