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Charlemagne Man Or Myth

by J. A. Coleman

  • 99 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Immanion Press/Magalithica Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore,
  • c 500 CE to c 1000 CE,
  • General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Folklore & Mythology - Mythology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGabriel Strange (Creator), Storm Constantine (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8773792M
    ISBN 101904853048
    ISBN 109781904853046

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