The Manhandling of Maecenas: Senecan Abstractions of Masculinity

  title={The Manhandling of Maecenas: Senecan Abstractions of Masculinity},
  author={Margaret R. Graver},
  journal={American Journal of Philology},
  pages={608 - 632}
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