Nineveh and Its Remains: with an Account of a Visit to the Chaldaean Christians of Kurdistan, and the Yezidis, Or Devil Worshippers; and an Enquiry Into the Manners and Arts of the Ancient Assyrians: 1
John Murray, 1854 - 399 pagina's
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Nineveh and Its Remains: With an Account of a Visit to the Chaldaean ...
Austen Henry Layard
Volledige weergave - 1854
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