Wednesday 8 November, 5th Week
Kate Cooper, Head of History, Royal Holloway, University of London
It is a truth universally acknowledged that with the inimitable Monnica
Augustine’s Confessions proposes one of the most memorable heroines of ancient literature, but less well understood are the other women of Augustine’s life, including those whom we know through his letters. What did Augustine learn from the women in his life? And what can we learn from Augustine about the lives of ancient women?