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Portrait of the consecrated woman in Greek Christian literature of the first four centuries ...

Nugent, Rosamond Sister.

Portrait of the consecrated woman in Greek Christian literature of the first four centuries ...

by Nugent, Rosamond Sister.

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Published by Catholic university of America press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greek literature -- History and criticism,
  • Women in literature and art

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sister M. Rosamond Nugent ...
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 113 p. ;
    Number of Pages113
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18856522M

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