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The Augustan succession an historical commentary on Cassius Dio"s Roman history, Books 55-56 (9 B.C.-A.D. 14) by Peter Michael Swan

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cassius Dio Cocceianus.,
  • Rome -- History -- Augustus, 30 B.C.-14 A.D.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [387]-400) and index.

StatementPeter Michael Swan.
SeriesAmerican classical studies -- no. 47
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDG279 .S93 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination428 p. ;
Number of Pages428
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17920618M
ISBN 100195167740
LC Control Number2003050672

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