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Rome

383

Unhappy in Carthage and believing Rome to be the centre of rhetoric and philosophy in the world, Augustine moved to Rome in 383 to establish a school of rhetoric there. However, he did not meet much enthusiasm and his students often left their fees unpaid.

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Augustine of Hippo

Saint Augustine of Hippo was a Roman African, early Christian theologian and philosopher from Numidia whose writings influenced the development of Western Christianity and Western philosophy. He was the bishop of Hippo Regius in North Africa and is viewed as one of the most important Church Fathers in Western Christianity for his writings in…

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