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Medieval number symbolism

Vincent Foster Hopper

Medieval number symbolism

its sources, meaning, and influence on thought and expression

by Vincent Foster Hopper

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Published by R. West in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Symbolism of numbers -- History -- To 1500.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Vincent Foster Hopper.
    SeriesColumbia University studies in English and comparative literature ;, no. 132.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1623.P9 H53 1978
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 241 p. ;
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4720424M
    ISBN 100859211808
    LC Control Number78007439

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