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Roman soldiers

A. F. Titterton

Roman soldiers

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Published by Ginn in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soldiers -- Rome,
  • Great Britain -- Antiquities, Roman

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementby A.F. Titterton ; drawings by Dudley Jarrett.
    SeriesHistory bookshelves
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21771869M


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