FLORUS AND DIO ON THE ENSLAVEMENT OF THE PROVINCES

@article{Lavan2013FLORUSAD,
  title={FLORUS AND DIO ON THE ENSLAVEMENT OF THE PROVINCES},
  author={Myles Lavan},
  journal={The Cambridge Classical Journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={59},
  pages={125 - 151}
}
  • Myles Lavan
  • Published 20 August 2013
  • History
  • The Cambridge Classical Journal
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