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Political life and culture in late Roman society

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Published by Variorum Reprints in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome
    • Subjects:
    • Rome -- Politics and government -- 284-476.,
    • Rome -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Matthews.
      SeriesVariorum reprint ;, CS217
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG272 .M37 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination304 p. in various pagings :
      Number of Pages304
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2672008M
      ISBN 100860781658
      LC Control Number85672889


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