Eva Mroczek, The Literary Imagination in Jewish Antiquity

  title={Eva Mroczek, The Literary Imagination in Jewish Antiquity},
  author={Ian Douglas Wilson},
  journal={Critical Research on Religion},
  pages={317 - 321}
  • I. Wilson
  • Published 14 November 2016
  • Art
  • Critical Research on Religion
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