Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts

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Ambrosius
(1,221 words)

b. ca. AD 340 in Trier;

d. 4 April AD 397 in Milan;

Latin Doctor of the Church; along with Augustinus, Hieronymus [8] and Gregorius [II 3] the Great he is one of the four Western Doctores Ecclesiae.

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Ambrosius’ versatile œuvre is closely tied to his episcopal office. Roughly half of it consists of exegetic writings that …

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Landfester, Manfred, “Ambrosius”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, English edition by Tine Jerke and Volker Dallman (2009). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der antiken Texte: Autoren- und Werklexikon. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester in Verbindung mit Brigitte Egger. Serie: Der Neue Pauly – Supplemente, 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, Band 2. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0012>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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