History of Rome
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Other titlesLivy X, Books 35-37
StatementLivy ; edited and translated by J.C. Yardley
SeriesLivy -- X, Loeb classical library -- 301, Loeb classical library -- 301.
ContributionsYardley, John, 1942- editor, translator, Briscoe, John, 1938- editor, Hoyos, B. D. (B. Dexter), 1944- writer of introduction, Livy
LC ClassificationsPA6452 .A9 2018
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Pagination490 pages
Number of Pages490
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Open LibraryOL26949255M
ISBN 100674997158
ISBN 109780674997158

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