Presbyters Uniwersytet Warszawski
ER 532
Augustine, bishop of Hippo (North Africa), writes to the presbyters Deogratias and Theodore of Carthage, who asked him for an explanation on the nature of the Holy Spirit. Augustine, Letter 173A, AD 416/430.
Letter 173A
Dominis dilectissimis sanctis fratribus et conpresbyteris Deogratias et Theodoro et condiaconis Titiano et fratri Comiti Augustinus.
A brief theological explanation of the problem follows.
(ed. Goldbacher 1904: 648)
Letter 173A
Augustine to the most beloved lords, holy brothers and fellow presbyters Deogratias and Theodore, and fellow deacons Titianus and brother Comes.
A brief theological explanation of the problem follows.
(trans. S. Adamiak)

Place of event:

  • Latin North Africa
  • Hippo Regius
  • Carthage

About the source:

Author: Augustine of Hippo
Title: Letters, Epistulae
Origin: Hippo Regius (Latin North Africa)
Denomination: Catholic/Nicene/Chalcedonian
The letters of Augustine of Hippo cover a wide range of topics: Holy Scripture, dogma and liturgy, philosophy, religious practice and everyday life. They range from full-scale theological treatises to small notes asking someone for a favour. The preserved corpus includes 308 letters, 252 written by Augustine, 49 that others sent to him and seven exchanged between third parties. 29 letters have been discovered only in the 20th century and edited in 1981 by Johannes Divjak; they are distinguished by the asterisk (*) after their number.
The preserved letters of Augustine extend over the period from his stay at Cassiciacum in 386 to his death in Hippo in 430.
A. Goldbacher ed., S. Augustini Hipponiensis Episcopi Epistulae, Pars 3, Ep. 124-184A, Corpus Scriptorum Ecclesiasticorum Latinorum 44, Vienna-Leipzig 1904.


Writing activity - Correspondence
Relation with - Bishop/Monastic superior
Described by a title - Conpresbyter
Education - Theological interest
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