Augustine of Hippo
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Augustine of Hippo a biography by Peter Robert Lamont Brown

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English


  • Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 435-452.

Statementby Peter Brown.
LC ClassificationsBR1720.A9 B7 1967b
The Physical Object
Pagination463 p.
Number of Pages463
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5536368M
LC Control Number67013137

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