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1 edition of Belgium, 1996 post report. found in the catalog.

Belgium, 1996 post report.

Belgium, 1996 post report.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of State in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Diplomatic and consular service, American -- Belgium.,
  • Belgium -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesDepartment of State publication -- 10379., Department of State publication -- 10379.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25 p. :
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17685274M

    BC (54BC) Eburons, a Belgian tribe under the command of King Ambiorix, won victory against the Roman legion (53BC) Caesar claimed to have wiped out the Celtic Eburones; the Eburones lived in area that later came to be known as part of Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands 30 AD – s (30AD) Romans founded city of Tournal in Belgium (AD) King Clovis of the Franks founded a kingdom Author: John Moen.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Belgium, post report. [Washington, D.C.?]: U.S. Dept. of State, (OCoLC) Material Type.

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