Saint Nicholas of Myra, Bari, and Manhattan
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Published by Univ of Chicago Pr (T) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church,
  • Religious,
  • Christianity,
  • Unassigned Title,
  • Biography,
  • Christian saints,
  • Myra (Extinct city),
  • Nicholas,,
  • Saint, Bp. of Myra,
  • Turkey,
  • Religion

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages558
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10192155M
ISBN 100226407004
ISBN 109780226407005
OCLC/WorldCa28238713

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