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St. Augustine and his influence through the ages. by Henri-IrГ©nГ©e Marrou

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Published by Harper Torchbooks in New York .
Written in English


  • Augustine, -- Saint, Bishop of Hippo

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Edition Notes

StatementTranslated by Patrick Hepburne-Scott. Texts of St. Augustine translated by Edmund Hill.
SeriesMen of wisdom, 2
LC ClassificationsBR1720.A9 M333
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p.
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23315821M
LC Control Number58005219

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