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Britain and the Roman empire

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Published by Variorum in Brookfield, Vt .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Rome,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Romans -- Great Britain.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Roman period, 55 B.C.-449 A.D.,
    • Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJ.C. Mann.
      SeriesCollected studies series ;, CS545, Collected studies ;, CS545.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA245 .M32 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 263 p. :
      Number of Pages263
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL978466M
      ISBN 100860785807
      LC Control Number96015705


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