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Ecclesiastical history by Eusebius of Caesarea

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Published by Catholic University of America Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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StatementEusebius Pamphili ; translated by Roy J. Deferrari.
SeriesThe Fathers of the Church -- vol.29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20379652M

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