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Augustine: De Civitate Dei The City of God Book X


This edition of St. Augustine's The City of God (De Civitate Dei) is the only one in English to provide a text and translation as well as a detailed commentary of this most influential document in the history of western Christianity. In these books, written in the aftermath of the sack of Rome in AD 410 by the Goths, Augustine replies to the pagans, who attributed the fall of Rome to the Christian religion and its prohibition of the worship of the pagan gods. Following on from Book IX, this book discusses the issue of demons and their role in Platonism as being partly identical with the lesser ... More

Keywords: St. Augustine, western Christianity, Rome, pagan gods, Christian religion, demons, Platonism

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Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780856688492
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: February 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9780856688492.001.0001
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