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Byzantine Cyprus

D. M. Metcalf

Byzantine Cyprus

491-1191

by D. M. Metcalf

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Cyprus Research Centre in Nicosia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cyprus -- Civilization,
  • Cyprus -- History -- Sources

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 595-628) and index.

    StatementD.M. Metcalf.
    SeriesTexts and studies of the history of Cyprus -- 62
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS54.6 .M48 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination659 p. :
    Number of Pages659
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24111957M
    ISBN 109789963081158
    LC Control Number2010361300
    OCLC/WorldCa544474804

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