Imperial Byzantium
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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English


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

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Bertha Diener; translated from the German by Eden and Cedar Paul.
ContributionsPaul, Eden, 1865-1944., Paul, Cedar.
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p. l., [3]-396 p. incl. geneal. tables. front., illus. (incl. map) plates.
Number of Pages396
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14935205M

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