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Arabic-Islamic views of the Latin West : tracing the emergence of medieval Europe

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KÖNIG, Daniel G., 2015. Arabic-Islamic views of the Latin West : tracing the emergence of medieval Europe. Oxford:Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-180068-9. Available under: doi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737193.001.0001

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