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Celtic and Scandinavian religions by J. A. MacCulloch

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Published by Constable in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Celts -- Religion.,
  • Mythology, Celtic.,
  • Mythology, Scandinavian.,
  • Scandinavia -- Religion.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJ. A. MacCulloch.
The Physical Object
Pagination180p. ;
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14904966M
ISBN 100094727309

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