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History of Rome, and of the Roman people from its origin to the invasion of the barbarians by Victor Duruy

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Published by Estes and Lauriat in Boston .
Written in English


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Statementby Victor Duruy. Edited by J. P. Mahaffy
ContributionsRipley, M. M., tr, Clarke, W. J., tr, Mahaffy, John Pentland, Sir, 1839-1919, ed
The Physical Object
Pagination8 v. in 16.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27550233M

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