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Published by Rourke Pub. in Vero Beach, FL .
Written in English


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

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJoanne Mattern.
GenreJuvenile literature
SeriesWarriors graphic illustrated
LC ClassificationsGV35 .M38 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23392057M
ISBN 109781606944325
LC Control Number2009020490

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