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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bible. N.T. Revelation -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementedited by Richard K. Emmerson and Bernard McGinn.
ContributionsEmmerson, Richard Kenneth., McGinn, Bernard, 1937-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBS2825.2 .A833 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 428 p. :
Number of Pages428
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1743958M
ISBN 100801422825, 0801495504
LC Control Number92052750

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