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Jewish Literature From The Eighth To The Eighteenth Century With An Introduction On Talmud And Midrash by Moritz Steinschneider

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


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ContributionsWilliam Spottiswoode (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages402
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10518521M
ISBN 10054816018X
ISBN 109780548160183

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