Augustine, Ancient Culture, and the City

Augustine, Ancient Culture, and the City - 9/18/07 Names...

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9/18/07 Names and Terms Augustine (354-430) bishop of Hippo after 396 City of God 410 Confessions Ambrose (338-97) Jerome (c.347-420) Vulgate Bible (Septuagint) Cassiodorus (c.485-c.585) Vivarium Paulus Orosius, Seven Books of History Against the Pagans Outline Pagan culture and the new Christian age: 1. History Symmachus-Ambrose debate, 384 Prudentius, Against Symmachus, 402-4 Augustine, The City of God, 413-26 2. Education Jerome Monasticism Seven Liberal arts 3. Literature Vergil: Aeneid; Eclogues Allegorical reading 4. Scientific learning: Geography Martianus Capella Augustine-Orosius History Ambrose of Milan persuaded Emperor Theodosus to ban paganism. Paganism is extinguished. o Vestal virgins dispatched, somewhat symbolic because mother of Romulus and Remus was vestal virgin. Symmachus, a pagan, gives oration against Theodosus to keep Altar of Victory. Symbolizes Roman expansions, guarantees oaths of senators. o
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2008 for the course HIST 110 taught by Professor Hughes during the Fall '07 term at University of Michigan.

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