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marble threshing floor

Philip Sherrard

marble threshing floor

studies in modern Greek poetry.

by Philip Sherrard

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL13843194M

Threshingfloor Ministries International, Fallon, NV. likes 5 talking about this 3, were here. The Threshing floors shall be full of wheat, and the vats shall overflow with new wine and oil/5(23). Sherrard's first book was The Marble Threshing Floor (), an “introduction to modern Greek poetry for English-speaking readers, which, together with his translations, brought the poetry of Cavafy and Seferis, together with its cultural background, to the attention of the literary world.”.

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In biblical days there was no machinery, so after the harvest, the grain was separated from the straw and husks by beating it manually.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Marble threshing floor. Austin, Texas: Published for the American Folklore Society by the University of Texas Press, []. The Marble Threshing Floor: A Collection of Greek Folk Songs Author Frye, Ellen Illustrator (American Folklore Society Ser., No.

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