How would you survive as an ancient Roman? by Anita Ganeri

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Published by F. Watts in New York .

Written in English

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  • Rome


  • Rome -- Social life and customs,
  • Rome -- Juvenile literature

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Statementwritten by Anita Ganeri ; illustrated by John James ; created & designed by David Salariya.
SeriesHow would you survive?
ContributionsJames, John, 1959- ill., Salariya, David.
LC ClassificationsDG63 .G23 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1107416M
ISBN 10053114349X
LC Control Number94032682

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