Celebrities Feedback Rating Russian
Search

Most popular
NOX John (Knox John)NOX John (Knox John)
Klimova Ekaterina AlexandrovnaKlimova Ekaterina Alexandrovna
ZAITSEV VasilyZAITSEV Vasily
more persons......
News
Movies
Russia Is Great
Free mp3 download
Count of persons: 23163





All persons
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Arnobius (Arnobius)

( Latin speaker)

Comments for Arnobius (Arnobius)
Biography Arnobius (Arnobius)
Arnobius, Arnobius, III / IV century. n. e., Latin speaker. Lived in the time of Diocletian in the area called sicca Venus in Numidia. Teacher Lactantius, author of apologetic works in the 7 book against the Gentiles (Adversus nationes). Recently converted to Christianity, with the zeal of a neophyte, he attacks the ancient paganism, in particular, he strongly opposes polytheism. In this controversy, he often uses the works of ancient authors, especially Varro and Lucretius. With quotations from these authors, the product A. represents a valuable source of information about the ancient culture, literature and mythology, as well as a monument to the syncretic religious philosophy and the collection of historical curiosities.


User comments
Write comment
Write comment
Links by theme:
YOUNGER Arnobius (Arnobius Minor)
FELIX Minucius (Minucius Felix, Marcus)

Arnobius (Arnobius), photo, biography
Arnobius (Arnobius), photo, biography Arnobius (Arnobius)  Latin speaker, photo, biography
RIN.ru - Russian Information Network
   
   
   
Copyright © RIN 2002 - * Feedback