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The life of Augustine

Author: Louis-Sébastien Le Nain de Tillemont; Frederick Van Fleteren
Publisher: New York : Peter Lang, 2010-2015.
Series: Collectanea Augustiniana.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1695, Louis Sébastien, Le Nain de Tillemont completed volume 13 of his Mémoire ecclésiastique, a work of 1200 pages published posthumously in 1700. This was the first modern biography of Augustine, and the most comprehensive of all Augustinian biographies. This English translation has been divided into three volumes.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Augustine, of Hippo Saint; Augustine, of Hippo Saint
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis-Sébastien Le Nain de Tillemont; Frederick Van Fleteren
ISBN: 9781433102844 1433102846 9781433102851 1433102854 9781433102837 1433102838
OCLC Number: 502875223
Notes: Part one title page "The Life of Augustine" ; Part two and three title page "The Life of Augustine of Hippo."
Originally published in French entitled Vie de saint Augustin as volume 13 of Memoires pour servir à l'histoire ecclesiastique des six premiers siècles.
"Mémoire ecclésiastique, volume XIII."
Description: 3 volumes ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Childhood to Episcopal consecration (354-395) --
pt. 2. The Donatist controversy (396-411) --
pt. 3. The Pelagian crisis (411-430).
Series Title: Collectanea Augustiniana.
Other Titles: Vie de saint Augustin.
Life of Augustine of Hippo
Responsibility: Louis Sébastien, Le Nain de Tillemont ; introduction and annotation by Frederick Van Fleteren ; translated by Frederick Van Fleteren in collaboration with George Berthold.
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