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Roman history The early empire, from the assassination of Julius Caesar to that of Domitian by W. W. Capes

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementby W. W. Capes
SeriesEpochs of ancient history, Epochs of ancient history
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 240 p.
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26910769M

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