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 occupied with the political, social and spiritual problems with his day: struggles among church and kingdom (especially with Emperor Theodosius), the struggle opposed to heresy, yet he additionally had a deep impression on Church proposal equivalent to the function and standing of ladies. John Moorhead considers these types of dimensions in a publication that would be of compelling curiosity to historians of the Church and the past due classical global and classical stories.

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