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Watts, William 1590?-1649

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Works: 99 works in 519 publications in 3 languages and 4,975 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Autobiographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Concordances  Pictorial works  Sermons  Military history  Sources  Study guides 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Other, Adapter
Classifications: BR65.A6, 270.2092
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Most widely held works by William Watts
Confessions by Augustine( Book )

125 editions published between 1908 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,818 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
Saint Augustines confessions by Augustine( Book )

5 editions published between 1650 and 1983 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saint Augustines Confessions by Augustine( Book )

10 editions published in 1631 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthaei Paris monachi Albanensis Angli Historia major : juxta exemplar Londinense 1640 verbatim recusa by Matthew Paris( )

5 editions published between 1640 and 1686 in Latin and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

St. Augustineʼs Confessions : in two volumes by Augustine( Book )

20 editions published between 1912 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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St. Augustineʼs Confessions : in two volumes
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VVats, VVillielmus, asi 1590-1649

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Wats, Willielmus ca. 1590-1649

Watt, William, asi 1590-1649

Watt, William ca 1590-1649

Watts, William

William Watts chapelain ordinaire du roi Charles Ier, traducteur, homme de lettres

William Watts klerk uit Koninkrijk Engeland (1590-1649)

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St. Augustineʼs Confessions : in two volumes