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Myth and legend in ancient Israel

Rappoport, Angelo S.

Myth and legend in ancient Israel

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Published by The Gresham Publishing Company Limited in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography pp. 359-363.

StatementAngelo S. Rappoport.. ; with illustrations in colour and monochrome by J.H. Amshewitz.... Volume I.
ContributionsAmshewitz, J. H., illustrator.
The Physical Object
Paginationxlvi,363,[1]p.,[8]plates ;
Number of Pages363
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18543053M


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