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By Boniface Ramsey

St. Ambrose, Bishop of Milan from 374 to 397, used to be probably the most vital figures of the fourth century Roman empire. This quantity explores the large effect of Ambrose on Western civilization, and examines the complexity of his rules and impression; as a poet, ascetic, mystic and flesh presser. Ambrose combines an up to date account of his lifestyles and paintings, with translations of key writings. Ramsey's quantity offers a finished and available perception right into a really unexplored character and argues that Ambrose has inspired the Western international in methods as but unrealized.

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