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The city of God against the pagans.

Author: Augustine, of Hippo Saint
Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1957-72.
Series: Loeb classical library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
AUGUSTINUS (A.D. 354-430), son of a pagan Patricius of Tagaste in North Africa and his Christian wife Monica, while studying in Africa to become a rhetorician, plunged into a turmoil of philosophical and psychological doubts in search of truth, joining for a time the Manichaean society. He became a teacher of grammar at Tagaste, and lived much under the influence of his mother and his friend Alypius. About 383 he  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Ouvrages avant 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo.
City of God against the pagans.
Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1957-72
Online version:
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo.
City of God against the pagans.
Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1957-72
Named Person: Augustine, of Hippo Saint
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Augustine, of Hippo Saint
ISBN: 0674994523 9780674994522 0674994531 9780674994539 0674994558 9780674994553 0674994566 9780674994560 0674994574 9780674994577 0674994582 9780674994584 0674994590 9780674994591 0434994170 9780434994175 0434994111 9780434994113 043499412X 9780434994120 0434994138 9780434994137 0434994146 9780434994144 0434994154 9780434994151
OCLC Number: 2681741
Language Note: Latin and English on facing pages.
Notes: Latin and English on opposite pages.
Description: 7 volumes 17 cm.
Contents: 1. Books 1-3, translated by G.E. McCracken. --
2. Books 4-7, translated by W.M. Green. --
3. Books 8-11, translated by D.S. Wiesen. --
4. Books 12-15, translated by P. Levine. --
5. Book 16-book 18, chapters 1-35, translated by E.M. Sanford and W.M. Green. --
6. Book 18, chapter 36-book 20, translated by W.C. Greene. --
7. Books 21-22, translated by W.M. Green, and an index to City of God by W.M. Green.
Series Title: Loeb classical library.


On the City of God by Augustine (354-430 CE) unfolds God's action in the progress of the world's history, and propounds the superiority of Christian beliefs over pagan in adversity.  Read more...


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