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The Greater medieval historians

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Published by University Press of America in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medievalists.,
  • Middle Ages -- Historiography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Indrikis Sterns.
    ContributionsSterns, Indrikis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD116.5 .G73 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 463 p. ;
    Number of Pages463
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3495895M
    ISBN 100819127523, 0819127531
    LC Control Number82015919


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