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Life and leisure in ancient Rome

by John Percy Vyvian Dacre Balsdon

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Published by Bodley Head in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Rome -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 340-344.

      Statement[by] J. P. V. D. Balsdon.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG90 .B25 1969b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination463 p.
      Number of Pages463
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5514690M
      ISBN 100370004442
      LC Control Number73453414

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