Antinous, Archaeology and History*

@article{Vout2005AntinousAA,
  title={Antinous, Archaeology and History*},
  author={Caroline Vout},
  journal={Journal of Roman Studies},
  year={2005},
  volume={95},
  pages={80 - 96}
}
  • Caroline Vout
  • Published 1 November 2005
  • History
  • Journal of Roman Studies
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