The Oxford illustrated history of Roman Britain

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • Romans -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Roman period, 55 B.C.-449 A.D,
  • Great Britain -- Antiquities, Roman

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [531]-538) and index.

Book details

StatementPeter Salway.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA145 .S257 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 563 p. :
Number of Pages563
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1404779M
ISBN 100198229844
LC Control Number93012951

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