Poetic inspiration in St. Augustine
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Poetic inspiration in St. Augustine by John F. Wickham

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  • Augustine, -- Saint, Bishop of Hippo -- Contributions in poetry.,
  • Augustine, -- Saint, Bishop of Hippo -- Aesthetics.,
  • Poetry -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Classical literature -- History and criticism.

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Edition Notes

StatementJohn F. Wickham.
SeriesJesuit Seminary papers
The Physical Object
Pagination35 leaves ;
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19508020M

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