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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Carthage (Extinct city),
  • Tunisia

Subjects:

  • Religion and state -- Tunisia -- Carthage (Extinct city) -- History.,
  • Church and state -- Tunisia -- Carthage (Extinct city) -- History.,
  • Carthage (Extinct city) -- Religion.,
  • Carthage (Extinct city) -- Church history.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [311]-326) and index.

StatementJ.B. Rives.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL813.C37 R58 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 334 p. :
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1098024M
ISBN 100198140835
LC Control Number94022708

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