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E01827: Augustine of Hippo, in his Letter 140, refers to a sermon, preached at Carthage the preceding year at the feast of *Cyprian (bishop and martyr of Carthage, S00411). Written in Latin in North Africa, in 412.

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Augustine of Hippo, Letter 140.3

Hunc psalmum septuagesimum et secundum nocte, qua inlucescebat sollemnitas beatissimi Cypriani, per ministerium nostrum expositum lege et diligenter aduerte.

'Read and carefully think over this psalm 72, which I commented on in the night of the feast of the most blessed Cyprian.'

Text: Goldbacher 1904, 165. Translation: Robert Wiśniewski.
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Saint Name

Cyprian, bishop of Carthage (Africa) and martyr, ob. 258 : S00411

Saint Name in Source

Cyprianus

Type of Evidence

Literary - Letters

Language

Latin

Evidence not before

412

Evidence not after

412

Activity not before

405

Activity not after

412

Place of Evidence - Region

Latin North Africa

Place of Evidence - City, village, etc

Hippo Regius

Place of evidence - City name in other Language(s)

Hippo Regius Carthage Carthago Karthago قرطاج‎ Qarṭāj Mçidfa Carthage

Major author/Major anonymous work

Augustine of Hippo

Cult activities - Liturgical Activity

  • Sermon/homily

Cult activities - Festivals

  • Saint’s feast

Cult Activities - Protagonists in Cult and Narratives

Ecclesiastics - bishops

Discussion

In this letter Augustine refers to his Exposition of the Psalm 72.

Bibliography

Edition: Goldbacher, A., Augustinus, Epistulae (ep. 124-184A) (Corpus Scriptorum Ecclesiasticorum Latinorum 44, Vienna: Tempsky, 1904).

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