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Language: en
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Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Richard Kieckhefer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-06 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A fascinating study of natural and demonic magic within the broad context of medieval culture.
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Language: en
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