2 edition of Heroes in Germany ancient and modern found in the catalog.
Heroes in Germany ancient and modern
Ronald G. Finch
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||[by] R. G. Finch.|
|Series||[Belfast. Queen"s University] New lecture series,, no. 61, New lecture series ;, no. 61.|
|LC Classifications||AS122.B4 A3 no. 61, B3279.H49 A3 no. 61|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||26|
|LC Control Number||73167172|
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