Brother, Bride and alter Christus: The Virginal Body of John the Evangelist in Medieval Art, Theology and Literature

  • Jeffrey F. Hamburger
Part of the Germanistische Symposien Berichtsbände book series (GERMSYMP)


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  • Jeffrey F. Hamburger
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  1. 1.Harvard UniversityUSA

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