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The Resource Augustine of Hippo : a biography, Peter Brown

Augustine of Hippo : a biography, Peter Brown

Label
Augustine of Hippo : a biography
Title
Augustine of Hippo
Title remainder
a biography
Statement of responsibility
Peter Brown
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This classic biography was first published thirty years ago and has since established itself as the standard account of Saint Augustine's life and teaching. The remarkable discovery recently of a considerable number of letters and sermons by Augustine has thrown fresh light on the first and last decades of his experience as a bishop. These circumstantial texts have led Peter Brown to reconsider some of his judgments on Augustine, both as the author of the Confessions and as the elderly bishop preaching and writing in the last years of Roman rule in north Africa. Brown's reflections on the significance of these exciting new documents are contained in two chapters of a substantial Epilogue to his biography (the text of which is unaltered). He also reviews the changes in scholarship about Augustine since the 1960s. A personal as well as a scholarly fascination infuse the book-length epilogue and notes that Brown has added to his acclaimed portrait of the bishop of Hippo
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Peter
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BR1720.A9
LC item number
B7 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Augustine
  • Augustinus, Aurelius
  • Augustinus, Aurelius
  • Augustine
  • Biographie
  • Biographie
Label
Augustine of Hippo : a biography, Peter Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 521-538) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Africa -- Monica -- Education -- 'Wisdom' -- Manichaeism -- Friends -- Success -- Ambrose -- The platonists -- 'Philosophy' -- Christianae Vitae Otium: cassiciacum -- Ostia -- Servus Dei: thagaste -- Presbyter Ecclesiae Catholicae: hippo -- The lost future -- The 'confessions' -- Hippo regius -- Saluberrima consilia -- Ubi Ecclesia? -- Instantia -- Disciplina -- Populus Dei -- Doctrina Christiana -- 'Seek his face evermore' -- Senectus Mundi -- Magnum opus et arduum -- Civitas peregrina -- Unity achieved -- Pelagius and pelagianism -- Causa Gratiae -- Fundatissima Fides -- Julian of Eclanum -- Predestination -- Old age -- The end of Roman Africa -- Death
Control code
45319026
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
"A new edition with an epilogue."
Extent
xi, 548 p.
Isbn
9780520227576
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2001268207
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)45319026
Label
Augustine of Hippo : a biography, Peter Brown
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 521-538) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Africa -- Monica -- Education -- 'Wisdom' -- Manichaeism -- Friends -- Success -- Ambrose -- The platonists -- 'Philosophy' -- Christianae Vitae Otium: cassiciacum -- Ostia -- Servus Dei: thagaste -- Presbyter Ecclesiae Catholicae: hippo -- The lost future -- The 'confessions' -- Hippo regius -- Saluberrima consilia -- Ubi Ecclesia? -- Instantia -- Disciplina -- Populus Dei -- Doctrina Christiana -- 'Seek his face evermore' -- Senectus Mundi -- Magnum opus et arduum -- Civitas peregrina -- Unity achieved -- Pelagius and pelagianism -- Causa Gratiae -- Fundatissima Fides -- Julian of Eclanum -- Predestination -- Old age -- The end of Roman Africa -- Death
Control code
45319026
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
"A new edition with an epilogue."
Extent
xi, 548 p.
Isbn
9780520227576
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2001268207
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)45319026
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