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Britons and the Roman Army a study of Wales and the Southern Pennines in the 1st-3rd centuries. by Grace Simpson

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Published by Gregg Press in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Wales,
  • Pennine Chain (England),
  • Rome,
  • England,
  • Pennine Chain.,
  • Wales.

Subjects:

  • Romans -- England -- Pennine Chain.,
  • Romans -- Wales.,
  • Wales -- Antiquities, Roman.,
  • Pennine Chain (England) -- Antiquities, Roman.,
  • Rome -- Military antiquities.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [185]-188.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA711 .S5
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 190 p.
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5972536M
LC Control Number65083290
OCLC/WorldCa718423

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