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CLAS 229: Warlords and the Collapse of the Roman Republic
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Using the Catalyst search box above, you can do a simple keyword search for your topic and narrow down your results to "reference entries" on the left hand side, after you have run a search. This will allow you to discover reference articles by name and the encyclopedias where those can be found.
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