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The city of God against the pagans : In seven volumes

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 detailed critique of the political and moral tradition of Rome and a synthesis of Platonism and Christianity which must stand as one of the most significant achievements in Western intellectual history. Apart from its intrinsic interest the Christian account of social and political relations which Augustine gives was to furnish one of the most fertile sources of material for the controversial literature of the middle ages. R. W.

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  • "City of God"
  • "De Civitate Dei contra paganos"
  • "Loeb classical library.A"

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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."
  • "Vol. 7: Books XXI-XXII."
  • "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 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 Pauls letters with Alypius and the preaching of Bishop Ambrose led in 386 to his rejection of all sensual habits and to his famous conversion from mixed beliefs to Christianity. After a year in Rome again and his mothers death he returned to Tagaste and there founded a religious community. In 395 or 396 he became Bishop of Hippo, and was henceforth engrossed in duties, writing and controversy. He died at Hippo during the successful siege by the Vandals. From his large output the Loeb Classical Library offers that great autobiography the Confessions which reveal Gods action in man; On the City of God which unfolds Gods action in the progress of the worlds history, and propounds the superiority of Christian beliefs over Pagan in adversity; and some of the Letters which are important for the study of ecclesiastical history and Augustines relations with other theologians."
  • "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 detailed critique of the political and moral tradition of Rome and a synthesis of Platonism and Christianity which must stand as one of the most significant achievements in Western intellectual history. Apart from its intrinsic interest the Christian account of social and political relations which Augustine gives was to furnish one of the most fertile sources of material for the controversial literature of the middle ages. R. W."@en

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  • "The City of God against pagans"
  • "The city of God against the pagans : in seven volumes"
  • "The city of God against the pagans in seven volumes. Vol. 6"
  • "The city of God against the Pagans / 6, Book XVIII, chapters XXXVI - book XX / with an English transl. by William Chase Greene"
  • "The city of God against the pagans. 6. Book XVIII, chapters XXXVI-Book XX"
  • "The city of God against the pagans : In seven volumes"@en
  • "The city of God against the pagans"
  • "The city of God against the pagans"@en
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  • "The city of God against pagans"
  • "The City of God against the Pagans : in Seven Volumes"
  • "( Oeuvre) / I, The City of God against the Pagans. I, Books I-III"
  • "The city of God against the pagans. 1. Books I-III"
  • "The city of God against the pagans. I, Books I-III"@en
  • "The city of God against the pagans in seven volumes"
  • "The City of God against the pagans. 6, Book 18, Chapter 36 - Book 20"
  • "City of God Against the Pagans"
  • "The city of God against the pagans in seven volumes. Vol. 4"
  • "The city of God against the pagans = 上帝之城"
  • "The city of God against the pagans. 7, Books 21-22"
  • "The city of God against the pagans / V.7, Books 21-22 and an index to City of God/ with an English translation by William M. Greene"
  • "( Oeuvre). I, The City of God against the Pagans. 6, Books XVIII-XX"
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  • "The city of God : against the pagans"
  • "The City of God against the pagans : 7 vol"
  • "The City of God against the pagans. 1, Books 1-3. With an English translation by George E. McCracken"
  • "The city of God against the pagans / 2, Books 4-7/ with an English translation by William M. Green"
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  • "The City of God against the Pagans"
  • "The city of God against the pagans. With an English translation by George E. McCracken ... [et al.]"
  • "The city of God against the Pagans"
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  • "The City of God against the pagans"
  • "The city of god against the pagans"
  • "( Oeuvre) / I, The City of God against the Pagans. IV, Books XII-XV"
  • "City of God against the pagans"
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  • "The city of God against the pagans. 1, Books 1-3"@en
  • "The city of God against the pagans : in seven volumes / II, Books IV-VII / with an English translation by William M. Green"

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