Paganism to Christianity in the Roman empire
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Published by University of Pennsylvania press, G. Cumberlege, Oxford university press in Philadelphia, London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600,
  • Christianity and other religions

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliographical foot-notes.

Statementby Walter Woodburn Hyde.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR170 .H9
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 296 p.
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6509952M
LC Control Number47000431
OCLC/WorldCa2801638

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