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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English


  • Historians -- Rome,
  • Rome -- History -- Historiography

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Edition Notes

StatementMax Ludwig Wolfram.
SeriesSather classical lectures -- v21, 1947.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 196 p.
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23744764M

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