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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English



  • Byzantine Empire


  • Byzantine Empire -- History.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 291-292.

StatementTranslated from the Greek by E. R. A. Sewter.
SeriesRare masterpieces of philosophy and science
ContributionsSewter, E. R. A. 1907-1976, tr.
LC ClassificationsDF591 .P713 1953a
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 320 p.
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL204295M
LC Control Numbera 53003334

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