History of Rome by M. Creighton

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Statementby M. Creighton
SeriesOntario textbook collection (University of Western Ontario)
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Pagination127 p. :
Number of Pages127
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Open LibraryOL24396779M

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Edition used: Titus Livius (Livy), The History of Rome by Titus Livius. Translated from the Original with Notes and Illustrations by George Baker, A.M. First American, from the Last London Edition, in Six Volumes (New York: Peter A.

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