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The medieval anadyomene

Meg Twycross

The medieval anadyomene

a study in Chaucer"s mythography.

by Meg Twycross

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Published by Blackwell for the Society for the Study of Mediaeval Languages and Literature in Oxford .
Written in English

  • Chaucer, Geoffrey, -- d. 1400,
  • Chaucer, Geoffrey, -- d. 1400,
  • Mythology in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 103-114.

    SeriesMedium aevum monographs
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 116 p. :
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23745775M

      The words of the 8th-century Saint Bede are among those that have been found by detecting iron, copper and zinc – constituents of medieval ink Dalya Alberge Sat 4 Author: Dalya Alberge.

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