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Published by J.C. Gieben in Amsterdam .
Written in English



  • Rome,
  • Greece,
  • Greece.,
  • Rome.


  • Associations, institutions, etc. -- Greece.,
  • Associations, institutions, etc. -- Rome.,
  • Civilization, Greco-Roman.,
  • Rites and ceremonies -- Rome.,
  • Rites and ceremonies -- Greece.,
  • Rome -- Social life and customs.,
  • Greece -- Social life and customs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [273]-289) and indexes.

StatementOnno M. van Nijf.
SeriesDutch monographs on ancient history and archaeology ;, v. 17
LC ClassificationsDE71 .N55 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 314 p. :
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL429458M
ISBN 109050632572
LC Control Number98136497

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