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The Oxford dictionary of saints

by David Hugh Farmer

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Christian saints -- Biography -- Dictionaries,
    • Christian saints -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Dictionaries,
    • Christian saints -- Ireland -- Biography -- Dictionaries

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementDavid Hugh Farmer.
      SeriesOxford paperback reference
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR1710 .F34 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxviii, 530 p. ;
      Number of Pages530
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1705389M
      ISBN 100192830694
      LC Control Number92006722

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