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Stoics and saints

lectures on the later heathen moralists, and on some aspects of the life of the mediaeval church.

by Brown, James Baldwin

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stoics,
  • Christian saints,
  • Religious thought -- Middle Ages, 600-1500

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEssay index reprint series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR163 .B7 1972
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 296 p.
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5285629M
    ISBN 100836929365
    LC Control Number72004500
    OCLC/WorldCa329066


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