The Childhood of Rome
by Louise Lamprey
Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company 1922
Number of pages: 262
The tales of the founding of Rome and of the early life of the Italian races are many and contradictory. There must have been, however, heroic semi-savage figures like the Romulus of the legends, and the aim of the author has been to re-create in some degree the atmosphere and the surroundings in which they may have lived.
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