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Published by Société des Bollandistes in Bruxelles .
Written in English


  • Christian saints -- Cult -- Iceland.,
  • Iceland -- Religious life and customs.,
  • Iceland -- Church history.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Margaret Cormack ; preface by Peter Foote.
SeriesSubsidia hagiographica -- 78, Subsidia hagiographica -- no 78
ContributionsFoote, Peter Godfrey.
LC ClassificationsBX2333 .C67 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 296 p. :
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17008963M
ISBN 102873650060

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