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The ancient gods

James, E. O.

The ancient gods

the history and diffusion of religion in the ancient Near East and the eastern Mediterranean.

by James, E. O.

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religions -- History,
  • Middle East -- Religion

  • Edition Notes

    85195

    SeriesThe Putnam history of religion
    The Physical Object
    Pagination359p. :
    Number of Pages359
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23263906M
    LC Control Number60008472


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