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There are three quotations from St. Augustine in the Convivia, none of them sufficiently literal for certain identification: (a) nullo e senza macola (Conv. i. 4. 67-68). which Dr. Moore refers to Con!. i. 7; (b) a passage concerning equity and the written law (Conv. iv. 9. 82-86), of which the source is indicated by Dr. Boffito in Augustine's De Libe-ro Arbitrio, i. IS. § 31; (c) on the acquisition of self-control (Conv. iv. 2J, 125-133), which roughly corresponds with Augustine's De Beata Vita, cap.

As teaching that the soul is the V6t'US homo. In each case, the quotation is on the authority of Macrobius (Comm. in Somnium 5cipiom's, i. 8, ii. 12), and the words are not those of Plotinus himself. I Par. xxviii. 25-42; Aristotle, Metaphysics, A, cap. 7, 1072; Plotinus, Ennead. ii. 2, 2, and iv. 4, 16. Cf. Bouillet, Les Enneades de Plotin, i. pp. 450, 455, 476. 1 8. ' His earlier treatment and arrangement of the nine orders of Angels (Conv. ii. 6) owe nothing to the De Caelesti Hierarchia, and his allusion to Dionysius (if the " Areopagite " is really meant, as Dr.

Dante and St. \ , r ! :) CHAPTER II DANTE AND ST. AUGUSTINE I ·1 I. Analogy between St. 'vina Commedia; the H moment of understanding U in the ninth book of the Conjessz·ons. II. Augustinian elements in the Convlvio and De Monarchia; echoes of St. Augustine in the first canto of the Inferno; Dante's thought, especially on the mystical side, profoundly and continuously influenced throughout the Purgatorio and Paradiso by the De Docttina Christiana, the Confessions, at;Ld the De Civitate Dei. III.

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