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The Roman soldier

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Published by Thames & Hudson in [London] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography and notes: p. 155-219.

SeriesAspects of Greek and Roman life, Aspects of Greek and Roman life
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. illus. ;
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24424905M


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