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The barbarians speak how the conquered peoples shaped Roman Europe by Peter S. Wells

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Rome,
  • Europe.,
  • Europe

Subjects:

  • Romans -- Europe,
  • Germanic peoples -- Europe -- Influence,
  • Rome -- Provinces

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-329) and index.

StatementPeter S. Wells.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDG59.E8 W45 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 335 p. :
Number of Pages335
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL31582M
ISBN 100691058717
LC Control Number99012193

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