Francis of Assisi
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Francis of Assisi apostle of poverty by Ray C. Petry

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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Francis, -- of Assisi, Saint, -- 1182-1226.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 178-191.

Statementby Ray C. Petry.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 199 p.
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14387620M

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