Augustinus, Aurelius (Augustine)
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b. 13 November AD 354 in Thagaste (North Africa);

d. 28 August AD 430 in Hippo Regius (North Africa);

major Latin Doctor of the Church.


The theological and philosophical writings of Augustine, numbering over some 100 individual works, were composed mostly for specific occasions. The chronology and titles of these works are sufficiently document…

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Landfester, Manfred, “Augustinus, Aurelius (Augustine)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 20 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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