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Augustine, Saint

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  • Augustine, Saint — ▪ Christian bishop and theologian Introduction also called  Saint Augustine of Hippo,  original Latin name  Aurelius Augustinus   born Nov. 13, 354, Tagaste, Numidia [now Souk Ahras, Algeria] died Aug. 28, 430, Hippo Regius [now Annaba, Algeria]… …   Universalium

  • Augustine, Saint — (354 30)    Born in Tagaste to a pagan Roman official and Christian mother, Augustine was brought up a Christian. In 370, he went to Carthage to study rhetoric and law. He eventually abandoned law and Christianity all together, took a mistress… …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • Augustine,Saint — I. Au·gus·tine1 (ôʹgə stēn , ô gŭsʹtĭn), Saint. A.D. 354 430. Early Christian church father and philosopher who served (396 430) as the bishop of Hippo (in present day Algeria). Through such writings as the autobiographical Confessions (397) and… …   Universalium

  • Alfred Marie Augustine Saint-Yves — Nacimiento 1855 Fallecimiento …   Wikipedia Español

  • Augustine of Hippo — This article is about the theologian and philosopher, Augustine of Hippo. For his theodicy regarding the problem of evil, see Augustinian theodicy. Augustine , Saint Augustine , and Augustinus redirect here. For other uses, see Augustine… …   Wikipedia

  • Saint Augustine — Pour le philosophe et théologien Saint Augustin, voir Augustin d Hippone. Saint Augustine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Saint — 1347 80, Italian ascetic and mystic. died A.D. 731, pope 715 731. died A.D. 741, pope 731 741. died A.D. 352, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 337 352. died A.D. 683, Sicilian ecclesiastic: pope 682 683. died A.D. 855, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 847… …   Universalium

  • saint — saintless, adj. /saynt/, n. 1. any of certain persons of exceptional holiness of life, formally recognized as such by the Christian Church, esp. by canonization. 2. a person of great holiness, virtue, or benevolence. 3. a founder, sponsor, or… …   Universalium

  • Saint Augustine — City (pop., 2000: 11,592), northeastern Florida, U.S. It is the oldest continuously settled U.S. city. In 1513 Juan Ponce de León landed there in search of the Fountain of Youth and claimed the territory for Spain. It became part of the U.S. in… …   Universalium

  • Augustine of Hippo — noun (Roman Catholic Church) one of the great Fathers of the early Christian church; after a dramatic conversion to Christianity he became bishop of Hippo Regius in North Africa; St. Augustine emphasized man s need for grace (354 430) • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Augustine — Gerard O’Daly 1 LIFE AND PHILOSOPHICAL READINGS Augustine was born in Thagaste (modern Souk Ahras in Algeria) in Roman North Africa in AD 354. He died as bishop of Hippo (now Annaba, Algeria) in 430. His education followed the standard Roman… …   History of philosophy

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