Rome and the Romans
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Rome and the Romans a survey and interpretation by Grant Showerman

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


  • Rome -- Civilization.

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Statementby Grant Showerman.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 643 p.
Number of Pages643
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16546912M

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