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Turkey"s religious sites

Anna G. Edmonds

Turkey"s religious sites

by Anna G. Edmonds

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Published by Damko in Istanbul .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Turkey,
  • Turkey.
    • Subjects:
    • Religious institutions -- Turkey.,
    • Historic sites -- Turkey.,
    • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Turkey.,
    • Turkey -- Religion.,
    • Turkey -- Antiquities.,
    • Turkey -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [250]-252) and index.

      StatementAnna G. Edmonds.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL1060 .E35 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination261 p. :
      Number of Pages261
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL315152M
      ISBN 109758227009
      LC Control Number97226534

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