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Published by Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies in Toronto, Ont., Canada .
Written in English


  • Land tenure (Byzantine law) -- Sources.,
  • Vendors and purchasers (Byzantine law) -- Sources.

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Edition Notes

Statementtranslation and commentary by Eric McGeer.
SeriesMediaeval sources in translation
LC ClassificationsKJA2454.A2 L36 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 146 p. ;
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3990611M
ISBN 100888442882
LC Control Number2001326531

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  Alexander the Great’s Macedonian Empire spanned from Greece to India. He died of unknown causes in B.C. in the ancient city of Babylon, in modern-day Iraq. He was just 32 years old.   On an academic level, the Macedonian Dynasty introduced a new era of education and learning, as ancient texts were more readily preserved and copied art was once again allowed within the empire. Previous to the Macedonian Dynasty, images of Christian figures were banned from art and architecture in what historians called the iconoclasm. The history of English land law can be traced for eons, into Roman times, and through the Early Middle Ages under post-Roman chieftains and Saxon monarchs where, as for most of human history, land was the dominant source of personal wealth. English land law transformed further from the Saxon days, to post-Norman Invasion feudal encastellation, from the Industrial Revolution and over the 19th. Vintage books on ancient Greek history. All books can be read online from these links below on an easy to use interface. Published in > The Salonika Front (WWI British war efforts in the Balkans ) | by A.J. Mann, M.A., Captain; Late Recording Officer, 22 Balloon Company Published in

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