'Meanings of "contractio" in Giordano Bruno's Sigillus sigillorum'

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'Meanings of "contractio" in Giordano Bruno's Sigillus sigillorum'. / Catana, Leo.

Giordano Bruno: Philosopher of the Renaissance. Aldershot : Ashgate, 2002. s. 327-341.

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Catana, L 2002, 'Meanings of "contractio" in Giordano Bruno's Sigillus sigillorum'. i Giordano Bruno: Philosopher of the Renaissance. Ashgate, Aldershot, s. 327-341.

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Catana, L. (2002). 'Meanings of "contractio" in Giordano Bruno's Sigillus sigillorum'. I Giordano Bruno: Philosopher of the Renaissance (s. 327-341). Aldershot: Ashgate.

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Catana L. 'Meanings of "contractio" in Giordano Bruno's Sigillus sigillorum'. I Giordano Bruno: Philosopher of the Renaissance. Aldershot: Ashgate. 2002. s. 327-341

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Catana, Leo. / 'Meanings of "contractio" in Giordano Bruno's Sigillus sigillorum'. Giordano Bruno: Philosopher of the Renaissance. Aldershot : Ashgate, 2002. s. 327-341

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