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The city of God against the pagans

Author: Augustine, of Hippo Saint; R W Dyson
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Series: Cambridge texts in the history of political thought.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first new rendition for a generation of The City of God, the first major intellectual achievement of Latin Christianity and one of the classic texts of Western civilisation. When he began to write The City of God in 413, St. Augustine's intention was to defend the Christian Church against the charge of having brought about the Sack of Rome in 410. Outgrowing this initial purpose, the work evolved into a
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Augustine, of Hippo Saint; R W Dyson
ISBN: 0521468434 9780521468435 0521464757 9780521464758
OCLC Number: 222971809
Description: xxxiii, 1243 pages.
Contents: Preface; Introduction; A chronology of Augustine's life; Bibliographical note; The City of God against the Pagans; Biographical notes; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge texts in the history of political thought.
Other Titles: De civitate Dei.
Responsibility: Augustine ; edited and translated by R.W. Dyson.

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