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Augustine of Hippoɔːˈɡʌɪ / aw-ɔːɡiːAW-gə-steen  Latin Aurelius Augustinus Hipponensis; 13 November 354 – 28 August 430),  also known as Saint Augustine, was a theologian and philosopher of Berber origin and the bishop of Hippo Regius Numidia, Roman North Africa.
Also known as: Aurelius Augustinus, Saint Augustine of Hippo Written by James O'Donnell University Librarian, Arizona State University Libraries. Former Provost, Georgetown University. Author of Augustine: A New Biography, Avatars of the Word: From Papyrus to Cyberspace ,... James O'Donnell Fact-checked by The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica
Aurelius Augustinus Hipponensis (354-430), better known as Augustine of Hippo, is extolled as the greatest of the Christian Church Fathers. More than any other writer, he developed what would become... Facebook MembershipNo ads Encyclopedia Index Timeline Maps Book Reviews Weights & Measures Translations Education Teaching Materials Link Database
First published Wed Sep 25, 2019 Augustine was perhaps the greatest Christian philosopher of Antiquity and certainly the one who exerted the deepest and most lasting influence. He is a saint of the Catholic Church, and his authority in theological matters was universally accepted in the Latin Middle Ages
Saint Augustine, (born Nov. 13, 354, Tagaste, Numidia—died Aug. 28, 430, Hippo Regius; feast day August 28), Christian theologian and one of the Latin Fathers of the Church. Born in Roman North Africa, he adopted Manichaeism, taught rhetoric in Carthage, and fathered a son.
Sex and fun From his birth in a small North African town, Augustine knew the religious differences overwhelming the Roman Empire: his father was a pagan who honored the old Punic gods; his mother...