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Was Bronze a Rare Metal? The Legend of the Bull in the Forum Bovis in ‘Parastaseis’ Ch. 42

Could that actually be true?9 As always, a look at the text proves rewarding and refreshing.10

Byzantine Coins in the Dumbarton Oaks Collection and the Whittemore Collection II, 1, Phocas andHeraclius (Washington, DC, 1968), for example pi. 17, nos 179 ,180a.2,182b.