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Medieval Cairo and the monasteries of the Wādi Natrūn

Russell, Dorthea Moore Lady.

Medieval Cairo and the monasteries of the Wādi Natrūn

a historical guide.

by Russell, Dorthea Moore Lady.

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by T. Nelson in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cairo (Egypt),
  • Egypt,
  • Cairo,
  • Natrun Valley.
    • Subjects:
    • Art -- Egypt -- Cairo,
    • Monasteries -- Egypt -- Natrun Valley.,
    • Cairo (Egypt) -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliography.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT143 .R8 1963
      The Physical Object
      Pagination368 p.
      Number of Pages368
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5876164M
      LC Control Number63005431
      OCLC/WorldCa2429103

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