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Studies in Early Jewish Epigraphy (Arbeiten Zur Geschichte Des Antiken Judentums Und Des Urchristentums, 21)

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Published by Brill Academic Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewish studies,
  • Judaism,
  • Reference,
  • Jewish Religious Texts,
  • Manuscripts,
  • Sociology,
  • Judaism - History,
  • Jewish epitaphs,
  • Genealogy,
  • Interior Design - General,
  • Antiquities,
  • Congresses,
  • Jews

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJ. W. Van Henten (Editor), Pieter Willem Van Der Horst (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9076421M
    ISBN 109004099166
    ISBN 109789004099166

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Studies in Early Jewish Epigraphy (Arbeiten Zur Geschichte Des Antiken Judentums Und Des Urchristentums, 21) by Jan Willem Van Henton Download PDF Ebook

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