Explaining Away the Greek Gods in Islam

  title={Explaining Away the Greek Gods in Islam},
  author={J. Walbridge},
  journal={Journal of the History of Ideas},
  pages={389 - 403}
  • J. Walbridge
  • Published 1998
  • Art
  • Journal of the History of Ideas
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