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Giraldus Cambrensis the growth of the Welsh nation by Richter, Michael

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Published by National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth .
Written in English



  • Wales


  • Giraldus, Cambrensis, 1146?-1223?,
  • Wales -- History -- 1063-1284 -- Historiography,
  • Wales -- Church history -- Historiography

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Michael Richter.
LC ClassificationsDA209.G5 R513 1976
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 148 p. ;
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4298358M
ISBN 100901833789
LC Control Number78326789

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