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Murder defies the Roman Emperor

Charles Edward Gray

Murder defies the Roman Emperor

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Published by B. Humphries in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Hadrian, Emperor of Rome, 76-138 -- Fiction.,
    • Rome -- History -- Hadrian, 117-138 -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Charles Edward Gray.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ4.G7765 Mu
      The Physical Object
      Pagination258 p. ;
      Number of Pages258
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6199000M
      LC Control Number56007634
      OCLC/WorldCa10885776

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