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The knight of the two swords

a thirteenth-century Arthurian romance

by Ross Gilbert Arthur

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arthurian romances.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-188).

    Statementtranslated, with notes and commentary, by Ross G. Arthur and Noel L. Corbett.
    ContributionsArthur, Ross Gilbert, 1946-, Corbett, Noël Lynn, 1938-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ1441 .C63313 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 188 p. ;
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL793274M
    ISBN 100813014395
    LC Control Number95025880


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