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The city of God

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Published by Hendrickson Publishers in Peabody, Mass .
Written in English


  • Kingdom of God -- Early works to 1800,
  • Apologetics -- Early works to 1800

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Edition Notes

StatementSaint Augustine ; translated by Marcus Dods.
GenreEarly works to 1800.
ContributionsDods, Marcus, 1834-1909.
LC ClassificationsBR65.A64 E5 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22658301M
ISBN 109781598563375
LC Control Number2008043988

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