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Published by Hodder & Stoughton in London .

Written in English

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StatementPeter Evans.
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Number of Pages361
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Open LibraryOL22356299M
ISBN 100340600756

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Theodora by Stella Duffy; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Theodora, Empress, consort of Justinian I, Emperor of the East, d. Fiction, Fiction, Byzantine Empire History Justinian I, Fiction, Historical fiction.

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