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Dictionary of Roman religion

Lesley Adkins

Dictionary of Roman religion

by Lesley Adkins

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rome -- Religion -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLesley Adkins and Roy A. Adkins.
    GenreDictionaries.
    ContributionsAdkins, Roy A., 1951-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 288p. :
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22004437M
    ISBN 100195142330

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