Law and life of Rome by Crook, John.

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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .

Written in English

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  • Roman law,
  • Rome -- Social conditions

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementJ.A. Crook.
SeriesAspects of Greek and Roman life
LC ClassificationsDG 78 C7 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination349 p. --
Number of Pages349
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20729246M
ISBN 10050027343X

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