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A history of Rome from the earliest times to the death of Commodus, A.D. 192 by Leonhard Schmitz

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Published by Allen, Morrill and Wardwell, Mark H. Newman and Co. in Andover, New York .
Written in English


  • Rome -- History

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Statementby Leonhard Schmitz
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 456 p. :
Number of Pages456
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14825851M

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