The ‘Valu lui Traian’: a Roman frontier rehabilitated

  title={The ‘Valu lui Traian’: a Roman frontier rehabilitated},
  author={William S. Hanson and Ioana A. Oltean},
  journal={Journal of Roman Archaeology},
  pages={297 - 318}
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