The sisters of Sinai: how two lady adventurers discovered the Hidden Gospels

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Alfred A. Knopf,
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2009.
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1st American ed.
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Lewis, Agnes Smith,1843-1926.
33021013187148wf05/09/20123HISTORY MID EASTnf
(OCoLC)277201806
xii, 314 p. :ill., map ;cm.
9781400041336
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9781400041336
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subject_facet BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General, Bible. -- N.T. -- Gospels. -- Syriac -- Versions -- Codex palimpsestus Sinaiticus, Church history -- 20th century, Gibson, Margaret Dunlop, -- 1843-1920, History / Modern / 19Th Century, Lewis, Agnes Smith, -- 1843-1926, New Testament scholars -- Great Britain -- Biography, Sinai, Mount (Egypt) -- Description and travel
title_display The sisters of Sinai : how two lady adventurers discovered the Hidden Gospels
title_full The sisters of Sinai : how two lady adventurers discovered the Hidden Gospels / Janet Soskice
title_short The sisters of Sinai :
title_sub how two lady adventurers discovered the Hidden Gospels
topic_facet Church history, Codex palimpsestus Sinaiticus, Description and travel, Gibson, Margaret Dunlop, Lewis, Agnes Smith, New Testament scholars, Versions