Ancient Autobiography: Augustine's Confessions


Readings in Latin and in English translation from the Confessions, St. Augustine's intimate and influential spiritual autobiography. Important topics include the genre of ancient autobiography, the relation of Christianity to Greco-Roman literature and culture, the nature of good and evil, memory and time, human motivation, self-transformation, and self-knowledge.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • EI
  • FL
  • ALP
  • CZ
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring