The most beautiful women in Imperial Rome
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The most beautiful women in Imperial Rome by Ferrero, Guglielmo

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Published by Gloucester Art Press in [Albuquerque] .
Written in English



  • Rome


  • Empresses -- Rome -- Biography.,
  • Women -- Rome -- Biography.,
  • Rome -- Princes and princesses -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

StatementGuglielmo Ferrero.
LC ClassificationsDG274.3 .F47 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationleaves 11-26 :
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4723768M
ISBN 100930582055
LC Control Number78011351

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