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The comic history of Rome

Gilbert Abbott Г  Beckett

The comic history of Rome

by Gilbert Abbott Г  Beckett

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Published by Bradbury, Agnew & Co. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementillustrated by John Leech.
ContributionsLeech, John, 1817-1864.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21240539M

Dark blue 1/4 cloth, tan cloth, spine panel lettered in gilt, deckled text block edges. Cover cloth is lightly soiled and shows a few minor marks, mild rubbing to spine extremities and along bottom edge, now protected in a clear acetate sleeve. Firm binding, firm hinges (with evidence of neat repair), clean interior. xviii, pp., illus. w/ 10 engraved plates and many line drawings in text. Tarquin buys the Sibylline Books, in Comic History of Rome (s book) According to Virgil in the Aeneid, Aeneas had consulted the Cumaean Sibyl before he travelled to the lower world. The story of how king Tarquinius bought them from the Cumaean Sibyl was a famous legend.

Comic History Of England The Comic History Of Rome First. The History Of Ancient Rome Book Iii From The Union Of Italy To The Subjugation Of Carthage And The Greek States Nook Book. Young Folks History Of Rome A Book Old Children S Books. Review In Spqr A History Of Ancient Rome Mary Beard. The Comic History of Rome by Gilbert Abbott À Beckett illustrated by John Leech. Project Gutenberg Release # Select author names above for additional information and titles. Download the ebook in a format below. Additional formats may also be available from the main Gutenberg site.

Pixton Activity: Ancient Rome 3 Role of Mythical / Historical Figures Grade Level. 7. Subject. History / Social Studies World History. Activity type. Group or Individual. Difficulty Level. Moderate. Curriculum Standards. MA Explain the rise of the Roman Republic and the role of mythical and historical figures in Roman history. Minimum. Others have cited how close many of the details of the books were to historical accounts, and that the book was meant for entertainment, not political .


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The comic history of Rome Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Book, cloth 12 p. of the publisher's advertisements at end Includes 10 hand-colored plates Includes bibliographical references From the foundation of Rome to the death of Romulus -- From the accession of Numa Pompilius to the death of Ancus Marrtius -- From the.

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