Augustine: De Civitate Dei Book V

Augustine: De Civitate Dei Book V

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This edition of St Augustine's City of God is the only one in English to provide a text and translation as well as a detailed commentary of this most influential document in the history of western Christianity. In this book, written in the aftermath of the sack of Rome in AD 410 by the Goths, Augustine replies to the pagans, who attributed the fall of Rome to the

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This edition of St Augustine's City of God is the only one in English to provide a text and translation as well as a detailed commentary of this most influential document in the history of western Christianity. In this book, written in the aftermath of the sack of Rome in AD 410 by the Goths, Augustine replies to the pagans, who attributed the fall of Rome to the Christian religion and its prohibition of the worship of the pagan gods. Latin text with facing-page translation, introduction and commentary.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780856687938
Publisher:
Aris and Phillips
Publication date:
06/30/2009
Series:
Classical Texts Series
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.30(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

P.G. Walsh was Senior Research Fellow and Emeritus Professor of Humanity at the University of Glasgow.

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