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.

Works

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, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 26 May 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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