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By Neil B. McLynn

ISBN-10: 0520084616

ISBN-13: 9780520084612

ISBN-10: 0520283880

ISBN-13: 9780520283886

during this new and illuminating interpretation of Ambrose, bishop of Milan from 374 to 397, Neil McLynn completely sifts the facts surrounding this very tough character. the result's a richly unique interpretation of Ambrose's activities and writings that penetrates the bishop's painstaking presentation of self. McLynn succeeds in revealing Ambrose's manipulation of occasions with out making him too Machiavellian. Having synthesized the immense advanced of scholarship on hand at the overdue fourth century, McLynn additionally provides a powerful research of the politics and background of the Christian church and the Roman Empire in that period.

Admirably and logically prepared, the e-book lines the chronology of Ambrose's public job and reconstructs vital occasions within the fourth century. McLynn's zesty, lucid prose offers the reader a transparent knowing of the complexities of Ambrose's existence and profession and of overdue Roman government.

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