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Early Christian lives

Early Christian lives

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Published by Penguin in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian biography -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Christian literature, Early.,
  • Christian saints -- Biography -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. lv-lvii).

    Statementtranslated, edited and with introductions by Carolinne White.
    SeriesPenguin classics
    ContributionsAthanasius, Saint, Patriarch of Alexandria, d. 373., Gregory I, Pope, ca. 540-604., Jerome, Saint, d. 419 or 20., Jerome, Saint, d. 419 or 20., Jerome, Saint, d. 419 or 20., Severus, Sulpicius., White, Carolinne.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR1710 .E37 1998, BR1706 .E37 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationlvii, 219 p. :
    Number of Pages219
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20235725M
    ISBN 100140435263


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