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De officiis

Author: Ambrose, Saint Bishop of Milan; Ivor J Davidson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Series: Oxford early Christian studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Modelled on the De Officiis of Cicero, Ambrose of Milan's work sets out his ethical vision for his clergy. This is the first Modern English translation of Ambrose's Latin. The Text and Translation in Volume 1 are supplemented by a detailed Commentary (Vol. 2) that concentrates on Ambrose's debts to Cicero.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Ambrose, Saint Bishop of Milan; Ambrose, Saint; Ambroise, saint évêque de Milan; Ambroise, saint évêque de Milan; Cicéron
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ambrose, Saint Bishop of Milan; Ivor J Davidson
ISBN: 0198270232 9780198270232 0198270240 9780198270249 0199245789 9780199245789
OCLC Number: 123284521
Language Note: Latin text with parallel English translation.
Description: 2 volumes ; 24 cm.
Contents: v. 1. Introduction, text, and translation --
v. 2. Commentary.
Series Title: Oxford early Christian studies.
Responsibility: Ambrose ; edited with an introduction, translation, and commentary by Ivor J. Davidson.
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The "De Officiis"of Ambrose, Bishop of Milan (c.AD 339-397) is a key text of early Christian literature. Based on a work by Cicero, it presents the first systematic account of Christian ethics.  Read more...

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