Augustine: The City of God against the Pagans (Cambridge by R. W. Dyson, Augustine of Hippo

By R. W. Dyson, Augustine of Hippo

This is often the 1st new rendition for a iteration of town of God, the 1st significant highbrow fulfillment of Latin Christianity and one of many vintage texts of Western civilization. Robert Dyson has produced a whole, actual, authoritative and fluent translation of De Civitate Dei, edited including complete biographical notes, a concise creation, bibliography and chronology of Augustine's lifestyles. the result's a huge contribution of curiosity to scholars of theology, philosophy, ecclesiastical heritage, the background of political inspiration and past due antiquity.

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'It reads remarkably good; it truly is stylish, mostly succeeds in reproducing the rhetorical colouring Augustine usually provides his argument, and, is remarkably trustworthy to the textual content. a brief yet priceless creation ... offers the required information regarding the context of the paintings, and summarises the details of Augustine's political proposal. The booklet is good-looking and good produced.' magazine of Ecclesiastical History

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Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Latin

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