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In the name of Rome

Adrian Keith Goldsworthy

In the name of Rome

the men who won the Roman Empire

by Adrian Keith Goldsworthy

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Published by Orion in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rome -- Army -- Officers,
  • Rome -- History, Military -- 30 B.C.-476 A.D

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAdrian Goldsworthy.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 480 p. :
    Number of Pages480
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19680477M
    ISBN 100753817896
    ISBN 109780753817896
    OCLC/WorldCa56461280


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