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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Rome

Subjects:

  • Aurelian, Emperor of Rome, ca. 215-275.,
  • Emperors -- Rome -- Biography.,
  • Rome -- History -- Aurelian, 270-275.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-286) and index.

StatementAlaric Watson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDG308 .W37 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 303 p. :
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL363150M
ISBN 100415072484
LC Control Number98023382

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