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Thoughts and letters in western Europe

M. L. W. Laistner

Thoughts and letters in western Europe

A.D. 500 to 900.

by M. L. W. Laistner

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  • 21 Currently reading

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

    Subjects:
  • Civilization, Medieval,
  • Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism,
  • Learning and scholarship

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p.398-402

    The Physical Object
    Pagination416 p. ;
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22807053M

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