Impact of the Roman army (200 BC-AD 476) economic, social, political, religious, and cultural aspects : proceedings of the Sixth Workshop of the International Network Impact of Empire (Roman Empire, 200 B.C.-A.D. 476), Capri, March 29-April 2, 2005 by Impact of Empire (Organization). Workshop

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Other titlesProceedings of the Sixth Workshop of the International Network Impact of Empire (Roman Empire, 200 B.C.-A.D. 476), Sixth Workshop of the International Network Impact of Empire (Roman Empire, 200 B.C.-A.D. 476), Workshop of the International Network Impact of Empire (Roman Empire, 200 B.C.-A.D. 476)
Statementedited by Lukas de Bois & Elio Lo Cascio ; with the aid of Olivier Hekster & Gerda de Kleijn
SeriesImpact of empire -- v. 6, Impact of Empire (Roman Empire, 27 B.C.-A.D. 406) (Series) -- 6
ContributionsBlois, Lukas de, Lo Cascio, Elio, Hekster, Olivier, Kleijn, Gerda de, Impact of Empire (Organization)
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Paginationxxii, 589 p. :
Number of Pages589
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17244871M
ISBN 109004160442
ISBN 109789004160446

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