meaning of augustine of hippo

augustine of hippo meaning in General Dictionary

(Roman Catholic Church) one of the great dads of the very early Christian chapel; after a dramatic transformation to Christianity he became bishop of Hippo Regius in North Africa; St. Augustine highlighted people's importance of elegance (354-430)

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In 725 Luidprand purchased and removed to Pavia the body of St Augustine of Hippo from Cagliari, whither it had been brought in the 6th century by the exiled bishop of Hippo.

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