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Nero"s Killing Machine

The True Story of Rome"s Remarkable 14th Legion (Roman Legions)

by Stephen Dando-Collins

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Published by Wiley .
Written in English


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Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7595233M
ISBN 100470046384
ISBN 109780470046388
OCLC/WorldCa70127825


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