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The Roman empress

The Roman empress

a tragedy : acted at the Royal Theater, by His Majesties servants

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Published by Printed by T.N. for Henry Herringman ... in [London] In the Savoy .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constantine -- I, -- Emperor of Rome, -- d. 337 -- Drama.,
  • Crispus, Flavius Julius, -- d. 326 -- Drama.

  • About the Edition

    Supposed to be the story of Constantine the Great and his son Crispus.

    Edition Notes

    Statementand written by William Joyner, Gent.
    GenreDrama.
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 637:12.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[10], 67 p.
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16775373M

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