Anthologies and Epitomes
An important part of the distribution of Augustine's works was the publication of patristic anthologies and epitomes. These works far outstripped the production of full-text editions, and often catered for specific confessional readerships and religious debates. This chapter investigates how Augustine's authority is customized to suit these specific purposes, showing that selective reading and quotations practices went hand in hand with a keen awareness of the manipulative effect of this approach.
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