Augustine of Hippo

Summary


Augustine of Hippo
Triunfo de San Agustín.jpg
The Triumph of Saint Augustine painted by Claudio Coello, c. 1664
BornAurelius Augustinus
13 November 354
Thagaste, Numidia Cirtensis, Western Roman Empire
(modern-day Souk Ahras, Algeria)
Died28 August 430 (aged 75)
Hippo Regius, Numidia Cirtensis, Western Roman Empire
(modern-day Annaba, Algeria)
Resting placePavia, Italy
Venerated inAll Christian denominations which venerate saints
CanonizedPre-Congregation
Major shrineSan Pietro in Ciel d'Oro, Pavia, Italy
Feast
AttributesChild, dove, pen, shell, pierced heart, holding book with a small church, pectoral cross, crozier, miter
PatronageBrewers; printers; theologians; sore eyes; Bridgeport, Connecticut; Cagayan de Oro; San Agustin, Isabela; Mendez, Cavite; Tanza, Cavite

Philosophy career
Notable work
Era
RegionWestern philosophy
School
Notable studentsPaul Orosius[19]
Main interests
Notable ideas
Influenced
Ordination history
History
Priestly ordination
Date391
PlaceHippo Regius, Africa, Roman Empire
Episcopal consecration
Consecrated byMegalius
Date395
Source(s):[20][21]