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Byzantine Crete

from the 5th century to the Venetian Conquest

by DeМ„meМ„treМ„s TsounkarakeМ„s

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Published by Historical Publications St. D. Basilopoulos in Athens .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Crete (Greece)
    • Subjects:
    • Crete (Greece) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDimitris Tsougarakis ; editor, Evangelos K. Chrysos.
      SeriesHistorical monographs,, 4, Historikes monographies ;, 4.
      ContributionsChrysos, Euangelos K.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF901.C825 T76 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination462 p. :
      Number of Pages462
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1792803M
      ISBN 109607100042
      LC Control Number89190948
      OCLC/WorldCa20858233


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