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The construction of authority in ancient Rome and Byzantium

the rhetoric of empire

by Sarolta A. TakaМЃcs

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rhetoric, Ancient,
  • Rome -- Politics and government,
  • Byzantine Empire -- Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSarolta A. Takács.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC83 .T22 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16489191M
    ISBN 109780521878654
    LC Control Number2008004828


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