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With the Eagles by Paul L. Andersonvolume 1
A slave of Catiline by P. L. Andersonvolume 2
For Freedom and for Gaul. by Paul Lewis Andersonvolume 3
Swords in the North. by Paul L. Andersonvolume 4
Pugnax the Gladiator by P. L. Andersonvolume 5
Roman Life in the Days of Cicero by Alfred John Churchvolume 6
A Day in Old Rome: A Picture of Roman Life by William Stearns Davisvolume 7
On land and sea with Caesar; or Following the Eagles (Roman Life and Time Series) (Roman Life and Time Series) by Reuben Field Wellsvolume 8
Lucius, Adventures of a Roman Boy by Alfred John Churchvolume 9
Children of Ancient Gaul by Louise Lampreyvolume 10
With Caesar's Legions by R. F. Wellsvolume 11
Swords against Carthage by Friedrich Donauervolume 12
Caesar's Army: A Study of the Military Art of the Romans in the Last Days of the Republic by Harry Pratt Judsonvolume 13
The standard bearer : a story of army life in the time of Caesar by A. C Whiteheadvolume 15
A history and description of Roman political institutions by Frank Frost Abbottvolume 16
Society and politics in ancient Rome; essays and sketches by Frank Frost Abbottvolume 17
Cicero: A Biography by Torsten Peterssonvolume 18

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