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Confessions, Volume II : books 9-13

Author: Augustine, of Hippo Saint; Carolyn J B Hammond
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2016.
Series: Loeb classical library, 27.
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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: Augustine, of Hippo Saint; Augustine, of Hippo Saint
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Augustine, of Hippo Saint; Carolyn J B Hammond
ISBN: 9780674996939 0674996933
OCLC Number: 950747134
Language Note: Latin and English on facing pages.
Notes: Title from title screen (viewed May 26, 2016).
Description: 1 online resource
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 by Carolyn J.B. Hammond.


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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