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Byzantine achievement an historical perspective, A. D. 330-1453. by Robert Byron

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Published by G. Routledge & sons ltd. in London .
Written in English



  • Byzantine Empire


  • Byzantine Empire -- Civilization.,
  • Byzantine Empire -- History.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 321-331.

LC ClassificationsDF531 .B8
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 345, [1] p.
Number of Pages345
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6731231M
LC Control Number29017338

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