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20 medieval German verse tales

Thomas, J. W.

20 medieval German verse tales

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Published by University of Arkansas Bookstore in Fayetteville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • German poetry -- Middle High German, 1050-1500.,
  • Narrative poetry, German.,
  • Tales, Medieval.

  • Edition Notes

    Selected from Gesammtabenteuer, compiled by F. H. von der Hagen.

    Statementselected by J. W. Thomas.
    SeriesUniversity of Arkansas editions, 2
    ContributionsHagen, Friedrich Heinrich von der, 1780-1856, ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT1417 .T4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p.
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5468439M
    LC Control Number73171404

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