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Heaven and earth in the Middle Ages

the physical world before Columbus

by Rudolf Simek

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Published by Boydell Press in Woodbridge, Suffolk, Rochester, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cosmology, Medieval.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 130-157) and index.

    StatementRudolf Simek ; translated by Angela Hall.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD495.5 .S5513 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 164 p. :
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL994688M
    ISBN 100851156088
    LC Control Number96033259


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