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Islam and the Heroic Image

Themes in Literature and the Visual Arts (Studies in Comparative Religion)

by John Renard

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Univ of South Carolina Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Special Subjects In Literature,
  • Religion,
  • Heroes in art,
  • Islamic literature,
  • Heroes in literature,
  • History Of Civilization And Culture (General),
  • Civilization,
  • History and criticism,
  • Islamic countries

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages342
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8375184M
    ISBN 100872498328
    ISBN 109780872498327

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