The Vigil of Venus: Pervigilium Veneris. The Latin text (Book)

Humphries, Rolfe
February 1944
New Republic;2/21/44, Vol. 110 Issue 8, p250
Book Review
Reviews the book "The Vigil of Venus: Pervigilium Veneris," by Allen Tate.


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