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By John Moorhead

An account, and review, of the occupation of St Ambrose (339-397), from 374 bishop of Milan and one of many 4 medical professionals of the Christian Church (with Sts. Jerome, Augustine and Gregory the Great). A key determine within the transition of the later Roman Empire into its medieval successor, Western Christendom, Ambrose used to be deeply taken with the political, social and non secular problems with his day: struggles among church and nation (especially with Emperor Theodosius), the struggle opposed to heresy, yet he additionally had a deep effect on Church proposal equivalent to the position and standing of girls. John Moorhead considers some of these dimensions in a publication that would be of compelling curiosity to historians of the Church and the past due classical international and classical studies.

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