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Animals in Roman life and art

Toynbee, J. M. C.

Animals in Roman life and art

by Toynbee, J. M. C.

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome,
  • Italy,
  • Rome.
    • Subjects:
    • Animals and civilization,
    • Animals in art,
    • Animals in literature,
    • Zoology -- Italy -- Rome,
    • Rome -- Antiquities

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statement[by] J. M. C. Toynbee.
      SeriesAspects of Greek and Roman life
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL87 .T68
      The Physical Object
      Pagination431 p.
      Number of Pages431
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5411034M
      ISBN 100801407850
      LC Control Number73001762

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