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Ancient libraries and the ordering of the biblical books

Nahum M. Sarna

Ancient libraries and the ordering of the biblical books

a lecture presented at the Library of Congress, March 6, 1989

by Nahum M. Sarna

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Published by Library of Congress in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. O.T. -- Canon.,
  • Libraries -- History -- To 400.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Nahum M. Sarna.
    SeriesThe Center for the Book viewpoint series ;, no. 25, Center for the Book viewpoint series ;, 25.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS465 .S28 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22 p. ;
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1811374M
    ISBN 100844406759
    LC Control Number89600345

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