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Warfare in the classical world an illustrated encyclopedia of weapons, warriors and warfare in the ancient civilisations of Greece and Rome by John Gibson Warry

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Published by Barnes & Noble in New York, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Military art and science -- History -- To 500.,
  • Civilization, Classical.,
  • Military history, Ancient.

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Edition Notes

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StatementJohn Warry.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsU"29"W37"1993
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20618117M
ISBN 101566194636
OCLC/WorldCa31445370

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