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Published: 20 August 2015

208 Pages | 14 illustrations, 1 map


ISBN: 9780199988396

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An Ordinary Saint

Gillian Clark

Women in Antiquity

  • Study of one "ordinary" woman illuminates the lives of average women in late antiquity generally
  • Of interest to students and fans of Saint Augustine
  • Resolves debate between those who think of Monica as a saintly, perfect figure and those who view her as an overbearing mother