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Women of the medieval world

Julius Krishner

Women of the medieval world

essays in honour of John H. Mundy

by Julius Krishner

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Julius Krishner and Suzanne F. Wemple.
ContributionsWemple, Suzanne F.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21575189M
ISBN 100631154922


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