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The medieval vision essays in history and perception by Carolly Erickson

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Civilization, Medieval.,
  • Religious thought -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.

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Edition Notes

StatementCarolly Erickson.
LC ClassificationsCB351 .E76
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 247 p. ;
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5190034M
ISBN 100195019644
LC Control Number75010179

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