Gillian Clark is Professor of Ancient History in the University of Bristol. Her current areas of research include a collaborative commentary on Augustine City of God: (see www.augustinecityofgod.net), and in more general terms, Greek and Latin patristics in relation to Graeco-Roman social and intellectual history.
Preface Introduction Part 1. Augustine's world; Africa: world politics Thagaste: family, church and school Carthage: rhetoric and religion Africa to Italy: Manichaeans and pagans Milan: worldly success and renunciation Return to Africa: monks and bishops Part 2. Describing a life The first ten books are about me...' 'I want to know all about you' Spiritual biography True Confessions? Narrative and memory Multiple readings and exegesis Narrative and Memory Telling stories Speaking the truth: rhetoric and style Intertexts: Bible, classical culture and philosophy Hearing Confessions: translation and reception Guide to further reading Index
Size: 216 x 138 mm
Publication: February 4, 2005
Series: Bristol Phoenix Press Greece and Rome Live