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Augustine, VIII: Confessions, Books I-VIII (Loeb Classical Library)

Augustine, VIII: Confessions, Books I-VIII (Loeb Classical Library)
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Description: Augustinus (354–430 CE), 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 went to Rome and soon after to Milan as a teacher of rhetoric, being now attracted by the philosophy of the Sceptics and of the Neo-Platonists. His studies of Paul's letters with Alypius and the preaching of Bishop Am ... (more)
Manufacturer: Harvard University Press
Release date: 1 January 1912
ISBN-10 : 0674990293 | ISBN-13: 9780674990296
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"From Augustine's large output the Loeb Classical Library offers that great autobiography the Confessions (in two volumes)."

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