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The autobiographical poems of Gregory of Nazianzus, fourth-century Father of the Greek Church, are amazing not just for a hugely person photograph of the Byzantine international but in addition for moments which are intimate, passionate and relocating. This booklet includes Greek textual content and dealing with English translation of a variety from his 100 or so surviving poems. Gregory is better recognized for the 5 orations he gave in Constantinople. aside from the poem "De Vita Sua," his paintings can in simple terms be learn in a nineteenth-century variation and hasn't ever earlier than been translated into English.

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