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The Oxford Guide to People and Places of the Bible

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2002
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Religion
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2,148 words

Later Christian writers looked back to the origin of their faith and saw the work of divine providence in the ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
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2,100 words
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The Roman Empire comprised the lands of the Mediterranean basin as well as large parts of Europe including Britain. This ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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2011
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Archaeology, History
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4,305 words
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The lands around the Mediterranean have been politically and administratively united only during the Roman period. For four centuries (first ...

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The Oxford Companion to the Bible

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Current Version:
2004
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Religion
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2,188 words

Later Christian writers looked back to the origin of their faith and saw the work of divine providence in the ...

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The International Encyclopedia of Dance

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2005
Subject:
Performing arts, Dance, Music
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3,664 words

According to tradition, Romulus founded Rome in 753 bce and increased the original population by offering a home to anyone ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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2010
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History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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2,924 words
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The ‘Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation’ was not known under this deliberately mythologizing name until the early 16th ...

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The Oxford Companion to Irish History (2 ed.)

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2007
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History, Regional and National History
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193 words

Archaeological evidence for Irish contacts with the Roman empire is accumulating but its extent and effects remain controversial. Under the ...

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
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275 words

Mediterranean empire formed (c.27 bc) by Augustus after the assassination (c.44 bc) of Julius ...

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Colin M. Wells, R. J. A. Wilson, David H. French, A. Trevor Hodge, Stephen L. Dyson, and David F. Graf

The Oxford Companion To Archaeology (2 ed.)

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2012
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Archaeology
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Introduction The Roman Frontier Roman Roads Roman Aqueducts The Countryside of the Roman Empire The Eastern Provinces of the Roman ...

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