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Bodies like bright stars

Robert H. Greene

Bodies like bright stars

saints and relics in Orthodox Russia

by Robert H. Greene

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Published by Northern Illinois University Press in DeKalb .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Russkai︠a︡ pravoslavnai︠a︡ t︠s︡erkovʹ -- History,
  • Relics -- Russia -- History -- 19th century,
  • Christian saints -- Cult -- Russia -- History -- 19th century,
  • Relics -- Soviety Union -- History,
  • Christian saints -- Cult -- Soviet Union -- History,
  • Russia -- Religious life and customs,
  • Soviet Union -- Religious life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

    StatementRobert H. Greene.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX577 .G74 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23668374M
    ISBN 109780875804095
    LC Control Number2009032478

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