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Heroes and Saracens an interpretation of the chansons de geste by Norman Daniel

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English


  • Chansons de geste -- History and criticism.,
  • Christianity and other religions in literature.,
  • Crusades in literature.,
  • Paganism in literature.,
  • Muslims in literature.,
  • Heroes in literature.,
  • Islam in literature.,
  • Arabs in literature.

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Edition Notes

StatementNorman Daniel.
LC ClassificationsPQ205 .D36 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination349 p. ;
Number of Pages349
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2935944M
ISBN 100852244304
LC Control Number84173128

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