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The Roman way to Western civilization

by Edith Hamilton

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Published by New American Library in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization,
  • Latin literature,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesMentor books MD 213
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG77 .H3 1957
    The Physical Object
    Pagination159 p.
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24950957M
    OCLC/WorldCa406698

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