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Roman Hospitality The Professional Women of Pompeii (Marco Polo Monographs, 5) by John F. Defelice

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Published by Shangri-La Publications .
Written in English


  • History,
  • Pompeii (Extinct city),
  • General,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • Women & Business,
  • Architecture,
  • Women,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Employment,
  • Hospitality industry,
  • Italy,
  • Taverns (Inns)

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8557526M
ISBN 100967720176
ISBN 109780967720173

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