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The golden ass of Apuleius

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The golden ass of Apuleius

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Published by Nutt in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslated out of Latin by William Adlington, anno 1566 ; with an introduction by Charles Whibley.
SeriesTudor translations. first series -- v.4
ContributionsAdlington, William.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20716714M


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