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By Boniface Ramsey

St. Ambrose, Bishop of Milan from 374 to 397, used to be the most vital figures of the fourth century Roman empire. This quantity explores the big effect of Ambrose on Western civilization, and examines the complexity of his principles and impression; as a poet, ascetic, mystic and flesh presser. Ambrose combines an updated account of his existence and paintings, with translations of key writings. Ramsey's quantity offers a entire and available perception right into a rather unexplored character and argues that Ambrose has encouraged the Western global in methods as but unrealized.

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