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Travel in the Byzantine world

papers from the thirty-fourth Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, Birmingham, April 2000

by Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies (34th 2000 Birmingham, England)

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Published by Ashgate Variorum in Aldershot .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel, Medieval -- Congresses.,
  • Byzantine Empire -- Civilization -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Ruth Macrides.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesSociety for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies publications -- 10, Publications (Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies (Great Britain)) -- 10
    ContributionsMacrides, R. J., Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies (Great Britain).
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 303 p. :
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22475925M
    ISBN 100754607887

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