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role and symbolism of the dragon in vernacular saints" legends, 1200-1500

Patricia Mary Brown

role and symbolism of the dragon in vernacular saints" legends, 1200-1500

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D) - University of Birmingham, School of English, Faculty of Arts.

Statementby Patricia Brown.
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Open LibraryOL18057982M


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