Contributor biographical information for Concerning the city of God against the pagans / St. Augustine ; translated by Henry Bettenson ; with a new introduction by G.R. Evans.


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Saint Augustine was born on November 13th, A.D. 354, in Tagaste (modern Souk Ahras, Algeria), and died almost seventy-six years later in Hippo Regius-(modern Annaba) on the Mediterranean coast sixty miles away. In the years between, he devoted himself to the mastery of the texts of scripture, becoming a formidable theologian.
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Kingdom of God -- Early works to 1800.
Apologetics -- Early works to 1800.