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Rome in the desert a symbol of power by D. P. S. Peacock

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Published by University of Southampton in [Southampton] .
Written in English



  • Mons Claudianus Site (Egypt),
  • Egypt


  • Mons Claudianus Site (Egypt),
  • Egypt -- Antiquities.

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Edition Notes

Statementby D P S Peacock.
ContributionsUniversity of Southampton.
LC ClassificationsDT73.M85 P43 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL551887M
ISBN 100854324690
LC Control Number96133450

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