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Comprehensive History of the Jews of Iran

The Outset of the Diaspora

by Habib Lavi

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Published by Mazda Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History Of Jews,
  • Iran - History,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Middle East - Iran,
  • Jewish - General,
  • Middle East - General,
  • Iran,
  • Jews

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHooshang Ebrami (Editor), George W. Maschke (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages597
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12190017M
    ISBN 101568590865
    ISBN 109781568590868


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