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Nart sagas ancient myths and legends of the Circassians and Abkhazians by John Colarusso

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Circassians,
  • Caucasian Mythology,
  • Folklore,
  • Abkhazians,
  • Tales,
  • Abkhazo-Adyghian languages

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementassembled, translated, and annotated by John Colarusso with the assistance of B. George Hewitt [and 4 others] ; with a new introduction by Adrienne Mayor
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGR276 .N37 2016
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 424 pages
Number of Pages424
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27220642M
ISBN 100691169144
ISBN 109780691169149
OCLC/WorldCa959647842

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