Twelfth century characters and characteristics by Teel, Martha Jane Ross Mrs.

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  • Bernard, of Clairvaux, Saint, 1090 or 91-1153,
  • Twelfth century,
  • Civilization, Medieval,
  • Church history -- Middle Ages, 600-1500

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Statementby Martha J. Ross Teel.
LC ClassificationsD117 .T4
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p.
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6703422M
LC Control Number27014482

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THE TWELFTH CENTURY; TWELFTH CENTURY CHARACTERS AND CHARACTERISTICS. By Martha J. Ross Teel. Illustrated. Boston: The Four Seas Company. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Teel, Martha Jane Ross Mrs. Twelfth century characters and characteristics.

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