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Source of wisdom Old English and early medieval Latin studies in honour of Thomas D. Hill by

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto .
Written in English


  • English literature -- Old English, ca. 450-1100 -- History and criticism.,
  • Latin literature, Medieval and modern -- England -- History and criticism.,
  • Littérature anglaise -- ca 450-1100 (Vieil anglais) -- Histoire et critique.,
  • Littérature latine médiévale et moderne -- Angleterre -- Histoire et critique.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Charles D. Wright, Frederick M. Biggs, and Thomas N. Hall.
SeriesToronto Old English series
ContributionsBiggs, Frederick M., Hill, Thomas D., 1940-., Wright, Charles D., Hall, Thomas N.
LC ClassificationsPR260 .S65 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 420 p. :
Number of Pages420
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18936887M
ISBN 100802093671
ISBN 109780802093677

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