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I. Geopolitical Problems, Concepts, Social Structure – II. Non-Christian Religions – III. Christendom

I. Geopolitical Problems, Concepts, Social Structure

1. Europe is a heavily subdivided western peninsula of Asia. Because of its cultural and historical significance, it is regarded as a separate continent. Conventionally, the borders of Europe consist of the Atlantic, the Mediterranean, the Black Sea, and the Urals. With 10.5 million km2…

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Hradil, Stefa, Antes, Peter and Seebaß, Gottfried, “Europe”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 28 September 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_04737>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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