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The Emperor in the Roman world

Fergus Millar

The Emperor in the Roman world

(31 BC - AD 337)

by Fergus Millar

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Published by Duckworth in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Emperors -- Rome.,
  • Rome (Italy) -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D.,
  • Rome -- Civilization.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFergus Millar.
    SeriesPaperduck
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 673 p. ;
    Number of Pages673
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22731784M
    ISBN 100715617222

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