Readings in late antiquity a sourcebook by Michael Maas

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Rome,
  • Byzantine Empire

Subjects:

  • Rome -- History -- Empire, 284-476 -- Sources,
  • Byzantine Empire -- Civilization -- To 527 -- Sources,
  • Byzantine Empire -- Civilization -- 527-1081 -- Sources

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Book details

StatementMichael Maas.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDG78 .M22 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationlxviii, 375 p. :
Number of Pages375
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL35971M
ISBN 100415159873, 0415159881
LC Control Number99021404

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