Envoys and Political Communication in the Late Antique West, 411–533: Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought Fourth series

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  title={Envoys and Political Communication in the Late Antique West, 411–533: Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought Fourth series},
  author={A. Gillett},
  year={2003}
}
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