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Which editions of Augustine's City of God would you recommend?
Duncan Johnson Duncan Nov 28, 2013 07:50PM
Many times I've had this book recommended to me. I'm thinking about trying to read it over the Christmas holiday. Does anyone have a recommendation of a particular edition/translator?

Here's a few links to editions that I could find here in Goodreads. I'd appreciate some input on whether there is any significance to this choice.

City of God
The City of God
The City of God
City of God

Also, here's a reading guide from Michael Haykin. Does anyone else have a reading guide or recommended sections?



deleted member Dec 15, 2013 10:14PM   0 votes
Greetings,

I have The Modern Library edition of the Marcus Dods translation and found it to be quite excellent. Very good footnotes as well. You can also find the Dods translation on the CCEL website.


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