Nineveh and Its Remains: With an Account of a Visit to the Chaldĉan Christians of Kurdistan, and the Yezidis, Or Devil-worshippers; and an Inquiry Into the Manners and Arts of the Ancient Assyrians, Volume 2
G. P. Putnam, 1851
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