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Mamluk administrative documents from St. Catherine"s monastery

D. S. Richards

Mamluk administrative documents from St. Catherine"s monastery

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Published by Peeters in Leuven, Walpole, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arabic Manuscripts,
  • Mamelukes,
  • Saint Catherine (Monastery : Mount Sinai)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementD.S. Richards
    SeriesA.P.H.A. memoires -- no 5, Mémoires (Association pour la promotion de l"histoire et de l"archéologie orientales) -- no 5.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS97.4 .R53 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination148 p., xlvi p. of plates :
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24863589M
    ISBN 109042923334
    ISBN 109789042923331
    LC Control Number2011415243
    OCLC/WorldCa701014661

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