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Published by University of Exeter Press in Exeter .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Arthurian romances,
  • Romances -- Translations into English,
  • Britons -- Romances,
  • Great Britain -- History -- To 1066 -- Romances,
  • Great Britain -- History -- To 1066

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesRoman de Brut :
Statement[presented, translated and introduced by] Judith Weiss.
GenreTranslations into English., Romances.
SeriesExeter medieval English texts and studies, Exeter medieval English texts and studies
ContributionsWeiss, Judith
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ1545.W2 A613 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 385 p. ;
Number of Pages385
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20024324M
ISBN 100859897346
OCLC/WorldCa51031086

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