S.P.Q.R., the history and social life of ancient Rome. Parts I, IV, and V Life, literature and mythology by Eberhard Christopher Kennedy

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Statementby E.C. Kennedy...Parts II and III : History, by G. W. White.
ContributionsWhite, George William Roman history, life and literature.
LC ClassificationsDG210 .K4 1957
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 278 p. :
Number of Pages278
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Open LibraryOL19629942M

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