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Religions in antiquity essays in memory of Erwin Ramsdell Goodenough by Goodenough, Erwin Ramsdell

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Published by Brill in Leiden .
Written in English

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  • Religions

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Edition Notes

Notes bibliogr., index.

Statemented. by Jacob Neusner,....
SeriesStudies in the history of religions -- 14, Studies in the history of religion -- 14.
The Physical Object
Format[Texte imprime ] :
Pagination1 vol. (X-688 p.) :
Number of Pages688
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25543475M
ISBN 109004016155
ISBN 109789004016156
OCLC/WorldCa835216229

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