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Saracen"s head; or, The reluctant crusader

Lancaster, Osbert Sir

Saracen"s head; or, The reluctant crusader

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Statementillus. by the author.
LC ClassificationsPZ3.L2216 Sar
The Physical Object
Pagination67 p.
Number of Pages67
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6052626M
LC Control Number49015631

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In the early centuries of the Common Era, Greek and Latin writings used this term to refer to the people who lived in desert areas in and near the Roman province of Arabia Petraea, and in Arabia Deserta.

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