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Light in the Dark Ages

the rise and fall of San Vincenzo al Volturno

by Richard Hodges

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • San Vincenzo al Volturno (Benedictine Abbey) -- History.,
  • Monasticism and religious orders -- Italy -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.,
  • Benedictines -- Italy.,
  • Christian antiquities -- Italy.,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Italy.,
  • Italy -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-224) and index.

    StatementRichard Hodges.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX2624.S327
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 231 p. :
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22332642M
    ISBN 100801434165

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