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By John Moorhead

ISBN-10: 0582251125

ISBN-13: 9780582251120

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An account, and evaluation, of the occupation of St Ambrose (339-397), from 374 bishop of Milan and one of many 4 medical professionals of the Christian Church (with Sts. Jerome, Augustine and Gregory the Great). A key determine within the transition of the later Roman Empire into its medieval successor, Western Christendom, Ambrose was once deeply enthusiastic about the political, social and non secular problems with his day: struggles among church and kingdom (especially with Emperor Theodosius), the struggle opposed to heresy, yet he additionally had a deep impression on Church idea akin to the position and standing of girls. John Moorhead considers a lot of these dimensions in a e-book that may be of compelling curiosity to historians of the Church and the past due classical global and classical studies.

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