The archaeology of early Christianity in the North of Ireland by Ann Hamlin

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Published by Archaeopress, Available from Hadrian Books [distributor] in Oxford, England .

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  • Christian antiquities -- Northern Ireland,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Northern Ireland,
  • Northern Ireland -- Antiquities,
  • Northern Ireland -- Church history,
  • Northern Ireland -- Gazetteers

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StatementAnn Elizabeth Hamlin ; edited by Thomas R. Kerr ; with contributions from Janet Bell ... [et al.].
SeriesBAR British series -- 460
ContributionsKerr, Thomas R. 1972-, Bell, Janet.
LC ClassificationsBR133.G72 N674 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxi, 424 p. :
Number of Pages424
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23618580M
ISBN 10140730285X
ISBN 109781407302850
LC Control Number2009459072

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