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Diocletian and the Roman recovery by Stephen Williams

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Published by Methuen in New York .
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  • Rome


  • Diocletian, Emperor of Rome, 245-313.,
  • Rome -- History -- Diocletian, 284-305.,
  • Rome -- History -- Constantines, 306-363.

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Edition Notes

StatementStephen Williams.
LC ClassificationsDG313 .W54 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination264 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3022770M
ISBN 100416011519
LC Control Number85003013

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