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Confessions / II, Books 9-13 / edited and translated by Carolyn J.-B. Hammond.

Author: Aurelius Augustinus; Carolyn J -B Hammond
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2016. ©2016
Series: Loeb classical library, 27.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Confessions
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"Aurelius Augustine (AD 354-430), one of the most important figures in western Christianity and philosophy, was the son of a pagan, Patricius of Tagaste, and his Christian wife, Monnica. While studying to become a rhetorician, he plunged into a turmoil of philosophical and psychological doubts, leading him to Manichaeism. In 383 he moved to Rome and then Milan to teach rhetoric. Despite exploring classical  Read more...
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Named Person: Aurelius Augustinus
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aurelius Augustinus; Carolyn J -B Hammond
ISBN: 9780674996939 0674996933
OCLC Number: 951820713
Notes: Latijnse tekst met daarnaast Engelse vertaling.
Description: XLII, 446 pagina's ; 17 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
Abbreviations and supplemental bibliography. THE CONFESSIONS OF AURELIUS AUGUSTINE. Book IX --
Book X --
Book XI --
Book XII --
Book XIII. Index of persons and places. Index of subjects.
Series Title: Loeb classical library, 27.
Responsibility: Augustine ; edited and translated [from the Latin] by Carolyn J.-B. Hammond.

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Confessions is a spiritual autobiography of Augustine's early life, family, associations, and explorations of alternative religious and theological viewpoints as he moved toward his conversion. Cast  Read more...

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Hammond's translation, while always elegant and lucid, stays close enough to the Latin to give us invaluable assistance...An accessible and scholarly introduction provides a way into many aspects of Read more...

 
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