By Ingo Gildenhard, Martin Revermann
Past the 5th Century brings jointly thirteen students from numerous disciplines (Classics, historic historical past, Mediaeval reviews) to discover interactions with Greek tragedy from the 4th century BC as much as the center a long time. the amount breaks new flooring in numerous methods: in its chronological scope, a number of the modes of reception thought of, the pervasive curiosity in interactions among tragedy and society-at-large, and the truth that a few reports are of a comparative nature.
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Biblioteca di Athenaeum (Como: New Press, ), . . Paulinus of Nola, Carmen ( , –). . Brown, ‘‘Sexuality and Society,’’ . 26 Probably Augustine did not know the full details of Julian’s attack upon him when he wrote the ﬁrst book of this treatise, for he poses no arguments beyond those he had previously elaborated. 27 In the next years, Augustine and Julian engaged in a protracted literary debate. 28 Once attacked by Julian, Augustine could no longer rest his entire case on appeals to Scripture and Christian tradition: Julian argued that Augustine’s theory of original sin was based on a highly dubious biological substructure.
Augustine fears that this deﬁnition would allow adultery and other sexual relationships to count as marriage. . () ( , ).  [ , –]). . () ( , ). Augustine denies the charge. Generation, Degeneration, Regeneration Julian puts some diﬃcult questions to Augustine on these points. Even if Joseph were not involved in Jesus’ conception, why did not Mary have ‘‘concupiscence’’ from her own birth that she transferred to her son?
Patout Burns, ‘‘Augustine’s Role in the Imperial Action against Pelagius,’’ Journal of Theological Studies (): –. . () ( , –). On the history of the quarrel between Julian and Augustine, see Albert Bruckner, Julian von Eclanum: Sein Leben und seine Lehre. Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte des Pelagianismus ( , ; Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs, ); Yves de Montcheuil, ‘‘La Polémique de Saint Augustin contre Julien d’Eclane d’après l’Opus imperfectum,’’ Recherches de science religieuse (): –; François Refoulé, ‘‘Julien d’Eclane, théologien et philosophe,’’ Recherches de science religieuse (): –, –; shorter summaries in Michel Meslin, ‘‘Sainteté et mariage au cours de la seconde querelle pélagienne,’’ Mystique et continence: Travaux scientiﬁques duVII e Congrès International d’Avon, Les Etudes Carmélitaines (Paris: Desclée de Brouwer, ), –; Brown, Augustine, chap.