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Watts, William 1590?-1649

Overview
Works: 194 works in 419 publications in 2 languages and 4,125 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Sermons  Sources  Military history 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Arranger, Printer, Composer, Recipient, Former owner
Classifications: BR65.A6, 242
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Most widely held works about William Watts
 
Most widely held works by William Watts
St. Augustine's Confessions by Augustine( Book )
77 editions published between 1631 and 2006 in English and Latin and held by 1,963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
AUGUSTINUS (A.D. 354-430), son of a pagan Patricius of Tagaste in North Africa and his Christian wife Monica, while studying in Africa to become a rhetorician, plunged into a turmoil of philosophical and psychological doubts in search of truth, joining for a time the Manichaean society. He became a teacher of grammar at Tagaste, and lived much under the influence of his mother and his friend Alypius. About 383 he went to Rome and soon after to Milan as a teacher of rhetoric, being now attracted by the philosophy of the Sceptics and of the Neo-Platonists. His studies of Pauls letters with Alypius and the preaching of Bishop Ambrose led in 386 to his rejection of all sensual habits and to his famous conversion from mixed beliefs to Christianity. After a year in Rome again and his mothers death he returned to Tagaste and there founded a religious community. In 395 or 396 he became Bishop of Hippo, and was henceforth engrossed in duties, writing and controversy. He died at Hippo during the successful siege by the Vandals. From his large output the Loeb Classical Library offers that great autobiography the Confessions which reveal Gods action in man; On the City of God which unfolds Gods action in the progress of the worlds history, and propounds the superiority of Christian beliefs over Pagan in adversity; and some of the Letters which are important for the study of ecclesiastical history and Augustines relations with other theologians
St. Augustine's confessions : in 2 volumes by Augustine( Book )
13 editions published between 1912 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
St. Augustine's Confessions by Augustine( Book )
12 editions published between 1912 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
VVats, VVillielmus ca 1590-1649
W. W
W.W. 1590?-1649
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Wats, William 1590-1649
Wats, William ca 1590-1649
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Wats Willielmus 1590?-1649
Wats, Willielmus ca. 1590-1649
Watt, William ca 1590-1649
Watts, William
Languages
English (168)
Latin (52)
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