Augustine of Hippo

Augustine of Hippo : A Biography

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The 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 more

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  • Paperback
  • 137.16 x 205.74 x 27.94mm | 498.95g
  • University of California Press
  • Berkerley, United States
  • Ill.
  • 0520014111
  • 9780520014114

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"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"show more

About Peter Brown

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).show more