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    DescriptionThe need for a complete biography of Saint Augustine in English has long been recognized. Peter Brown, Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, has brilliantly filled the gap with a book which bears all the marks of a classic: a work of equal value to the general reader and to the scholar.


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    Title
    Augustine of Hippo
    Subtitle
    A Biography
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Peter Brown
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 464
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 542 g
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780520014114
    ISBN 10: 0520014111
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.4
    BIC subject category V2: HRCC1
    DC20: 270.2092
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: REL015000, HIS002000, HIS000000, BIO000000
    LC classification: 67098219
    Abridged Dewey: 270.2/0924
    Illustrations note
    Ill.
    Publisher
    University of California Press
    Imprint name
    University of California Press
    Publication date
    01 July 1992
    Publication City/Country
    Berkerley
    Author Information
    Peter Brown is Rollins Professor of History at Princeton University. Brown is the leading English-language authority on St. Augustine; his many books include "Society and the Holy in Late Antiquity" (California, 1982), "Body and Society" (1988), "Power and Persuasion "(1992), "Authority and the Sacred "(1995), and "The Rise of Western Christendom: Triumph and Diversity, a.d. 200-1000" (1996).
    Review quote
    "A model biography. Mr. Brown is an impeccable scholar but also a vivid biographer and a delightful writer; he brings Augustine and his whole age persuasively to life."--Hugh Trevor-Roper, "Sunday Times"