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figure of the Arab in medieval Italian literature.

Rasha Hamood Al-Sabah

figure of the Arab in medieval Italian literature.

by Rasha Hamood Al-Sabah

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Published by Yale University in New Haven, Conn .
Written in English


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Thesis - Ph.D., Yale University, 1978.

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Open LibraryOL13802892M

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