Hymns of Prudentius: The Cathemerinon; Or, the Daily Round by Aurelius Prudentius Clemens

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"Fetch me a pen, lad. I mean to sing of the noble deeds of Jesus Christ, the theme of my heavenly Muse." Born in Spain in the fourth century, Aurelius Prudentius Clemens held a position of considerable authority in the Roman imperial administration. He was thirteen when Julian, the last pagan emperor, came to the throne and attempted to suppress Christianity and restore paganism. And he watched, two years later, when Julian was succeeded by the co-emperors, Valentinian and Valens, both Christians whose courts included such ...

Hymns of Prudentius: The Cathemerinon; Or, the Daily Round by Aurelius Prudentius Clemens 1996, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801854125

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