coming of Christianity to Anglo-Saxon England by Henry Mayr-Harting

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Published by Pennsylvania State University Press in University Park, Pa .

Written in English

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Places:

  • England

Subjects:

  • Church history -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.,
  • Anglo-Saxons.,
  • England -- Church history -- 449-1066.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-324) and index.

Book details

StatementHenry Mayr-Harting.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR749 .M42 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination354 p. :
Number of Pages354
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2026104M
ISBN 100271007699
LC Control Number91001982

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