The Words of Heir Inheritance and Funeral Feasts in Early Germanic (Avhandlinger / Norske videnskaps akademi. II. Hist.-Filos. Klasse)
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Published by Universitetsforlaget .
Written in English


  • Etymology,
  • Inheritance and succession,
  • Terminology,
  • Germanic Languages

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9093889M
ISBN 108200058964
ISBN 109788200058960

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