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The first ladies of Rome

Annelise Freisenbruch

The first ladies of Rome

the women behind the Caesars

by Annelise Freisenbruch

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Published by Jonathan Cape in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social life and customs,
  • Empresses,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [351]-367) and index.

    Other titlesWomen behind the Caesars
    StatementAnnelise Freisenbruch
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG274.3 .F745 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 384 p. :
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24838057M
    ISBN 100224085298
    ISBN 109780224085298
    LC Control Number2010530810
    OCLC/WorldCa615842495

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