From Samaria to Samarkand the ten lost tribes of Israel by David A. Law

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham .

Written in English

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  • Samarqand (Uzbekistan)


  • Lost tribes of Israel.,
  • Samarqand (Uzbekistan) -- Antiquities.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-202) and index.

Book details

StatementDavid A. Law.
LC ClassificationsDK949.5.S35 L39 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination228 p. :
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1547829M
ISBN 100819184098
LC Control Number91027247

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