The Middle East under Rome by Maurice Sartre

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Published by Belknap Press of Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .

Written in English

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  • Middle East -- History -- To 622

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [557]-647) and index.

Book details

StatementMaurice Sartre ; translated by Catherine Porter and Elizabeth Rawlings with Jenannine Routier-Pucci.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS62.25 .S3713 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 665 p. :
Number of Pages665
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21187997M
ISBN 100674016831
LC Control Number2004059592
OCLC/WorldCa56598951

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The Middle East Under Rome is an English language translation of his work D'Alexandre à Zénobie: IVe siècle avant J.-C. IIIe siècle après J.-C., which is a monumental history of the Near East, anchored around the Seleucid Empire and the Roman province of Syria, but including the entire Near /5.

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