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Author Salvian, of Marseilles, approximately 400-approximately 480.
Title De gubernatione Dei. English
On the government of God : a treatise wherein are shown by argument and by examples drawn from the abandoned society of the times the ways of God toward His creatures / indited by Salvian, Presbyter of Marseilles and master of bishops, as a warning and counsel ; this fifth century polemic done into English by Eva M. Sanford.
Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, 1930.

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Author Salvian, of Marseilles, approximately 400-approximately 480.
Series Records of civilization, sources and studies
Records of civilization, sources and studies.
Subject Providence and government of God.
Christian life -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.
Rome -- Social conditions.
Alt Name Sanford, Eva Matthews.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 241 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction. A fifth century tract for the times ; The life of Salvian ; Salvian's literary work ; On the government of God ; Style and latinity ; The editions of Salvian's works ; Estimates of Salvian's work -- On the government of God. That the salutary purpose of the present work should atone for its lack of the vain adornments of rhetoric ; The government of God proved by the general conviction of mankind, and by his judgment recounted in the books of Moses ; The immediate judgment of God as seen in the history of King David ; On the obligations of the Christian life ; On the oppressions wrought by the Roman nobles, and the guilt of Christians as compared with pagans ; On heresy, and on the oppression of the poor by the powerful throughout the Roman Empire ; On the ruinous influence of circuses and spectacles ; Wherein Roman vice is contrasted with Vandal virtue ; That the sins of the Romans are alone responsible for their ruin.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
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OCLC # 298105369
Additional Format Print version: Salvian, of Marseilles, approximately 400-approximately 480. De gubernatione Dei. English. On the government of God. New York : Columbia University Press, 1930 (DLC) 31003925


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