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The Romans and their empire.

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Published by University Press in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English

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  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Rome -- History -- Juvenile literature.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementArt editors: Banks and Miles.
      SeriesCambridge introduction to the history of mankind, book 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG213 .C26
      The Physical Object
      Pagination95 p.
      Number of Pages95
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5679841M
      ISBN 100521072271
      LC Control Number69011026


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