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The Fabulist’s Art: Some Brief Remarks on Solomon’s Lions (1 Kings 10:18–20) With a Minor Reception History

Waller, D. J., 27-Aug-2016, In : Journal of Semitic Studies. 61, 2, p. 403-411 9 p.

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Waller, D. J. (2016). The Fabulist’s Art: Some Brief Remarks on Solomon’s Lions (1 Kings 10:18–20) With a Minor Reception History. Journal of Semitic Studies, 61(2), 403-411. https://doi.org/10.1093/jss/fgw026

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Waller, Daniel James. / The Fabulist’s Art : Some Brief Remarks on Solomon’s Lions (1 Kings 10:18–20) With a Minor Reception History. In: Journal of Semitic Studies. 2016 ; Vol. 61, No. 2. pp. 403-411.

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Waller, DJ 2016, 'The Fabulist’s Art: Some Brief Remarks on Solomon’s Lions (1 Kings 10:18–20) With a Minor Reception History', Journal of Semitic Studies, vol. 61, no. 2, pp. 403-411. https://doi.org/10.1093/jss/fgw026

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The Fabulist’s Art : Some Brief Remarks on Solomon’s Lions (1 Kings 10:18–20) With a Minor Reception History. / Waller, Daniel James.

In: Journal of Semitic Studies, Vol. 61, No. 2, 27.08.2016, p. 403-411.

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Waller DJ. The Fabulist’s Art: Some Brief Remarks on Solomon’s Lions (1 Kings 10:18–20) With a Minor Reception History. Journal of Semitic Studies. 2016 Aug 27;61(2):403-411. https://doi.org/10.1093/jss/fgw026


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