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Extraordinary women of the Medieval and Renaissance world

Carole Levin

Extraordinary women of the Medieval and Renaissance world

a biographical dictionary

by Carole Levin

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- History -- Middle Ages, 500-1500 -- Biography -- Dictionaries,
  • Women -- History -- Renaissance, 1450-1600 -- Biography -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-314) and index

    StatementCarole Levin ... [et al.]
    GenreBiography, Dictionaries
    ContributionsLevin, Carole, 1948-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1143 .E93 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 327 p. :
    Number of Pages327
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16989464M
    ISBN 100313306591
    LC Control Number99055218

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