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# The Eparche Documents and the Early Oracle at Oropus

@article{Petropoulou1981TheED,
title={The Eparche Documents and the Early Oracle at Oropus},
author={Angeliki Petropoulou},
journal={Greek Roman and Byzantine Studies},
year={1981},
volume={22},
pages={39-63}
}
• A. Petropoulou
• Published 1 March 1981
• History
• Greek Roman and Byzantine Studies
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