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Survey of the Roman, or Civil Law An Extract from Gibbon"s History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by W. Gardiner

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Published by Fred B. Rothman & Company .
Written in English


  • Government - Comparative,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Roman law,
  • Politics - Current Events

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Number of Pages232
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Open LibraryOL8221725M
ISBN 100837722160
ISBN 109780837722160

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