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Lost battles reconstructing the great clashes of the ancient world by Philip A. G. Sabin

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Published by Hambledon Continuum in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Military history, Ancient,
  • Battles -- History,
  • History, Ancient

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-298).

StatementPhilip Sabin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsU29 .S23 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 298 p., [24] p. of plates :
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23910576M
LC Control Number2009293745

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