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Dhema Pass and its early Byzantine fortifications

William Joseph Cherf

Dhema Pass and its early Byzantine fortifications

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.) - Loyola University of Chicago, Graduate School, 1984.

StatementWilliam Joseph Cherf.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfilm reel ;
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Open LibraryOL13912441M

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