Gift Giving as a Vital Element of Salvation in "The Dream of the Rood"

  title={Gift Giving as a Vital Element of Salvation in "The Dream of the Rood"},
  author={Adelheid L. J. Thieme},
  journal={South Atlantic Review},
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