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272 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9781786940186

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Augustine: De Civitate Dei The City of God Books XV and XVI

Augustine, edited by P.G. Walsh, Christopher Collard, and Isabella Image

Liverpool University Press

Aris and Phillips Classical Texts

  • This volume continues P. G. Walsh's admired translation with commentary of Augustine's City of God. Books I-XIV which have been published in eight earlier volumes between 2003 and 2016, and this ninth volume in the collection looks at books XV and XVI
  • Augustine devoted the remaining twelve books in City of God to discuss the origins, development and destiny of the two cities of Babylon and Jerusalem
  • This is the only edition of these books in English which provides not only a text but also a detailed commentary on one of the most influential documents in the history of western Christianity.