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After Rome"s Fall Narrators and Sources of Early Medieval History by Alexander C. Murray

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Published by University of Toronto Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Social history,
  • World history: c 500 to C 1500,
  • Middle Ages,
  • Historiography,
  • Medieval World History (Circa 450 - Circa 1450),
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient Rome,
  • Medieval,
  • History / Medieval

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7872601M
ISBN 100802007791
ISBN 109780802007797

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