Art, archaeology, and architecture of early Christianity

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .

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  • Art, Early Christian,
  • Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600

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Statementedited with an introduction by Paul Corby Finney.
SeriesStudies in early Christianity ;, v. 18
ContributionsFinney, Paul Corby.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN7832 .A716 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 443 p. :
Number of Pages443
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1735203M
ISBN 100815310781
LC Control Number92040135

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