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Africa and Europe from Roman times to the present

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Published by Africana Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Africa -- History.,
    • Africa -- Colonization.,
    • Africa -- Colonial influence.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNorman R. Bennett.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT20 .B46 1975
      The Physical Object
      Pagination246 p. :
      Number of Pages246
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5074087M
      ISBN 100841901724, 0841901732
      LC Control Number74084651

      Europe, Central and Northern Eurasia: Political; Europe, Eastern in ; Europe about ; Europe After WWII; Europe after the Congress of Vienna, ; Europe after the Peace of Westphalia, ; Europe at the Time of the Crusades; Europe in ; Europe in ; Europe in ; Europe in ; Europe in the Middle Ages; Europe in World War I. Roman Empire: Official name(s) Roman Kingdom / Roman Republic / Roman Empire Status Empire between 8th century BCE and Location South Europe, the Middle East and North Africa Capital Rome (Roma), later Rome and Constantinople Major language(s) Latin and Greek Major religion(s) Polytheism and later Christianity More information Roman Empire.   In the Third Punic War (– B.C.), the Romans captured and destroyed the city of Carthage and sold its surviving inhabitants into slavery, making a section of northern Africa a Roman .


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