Sant’Ambrogio e la sua età

Translated title of the contribution: [Autom. eng. transl.] Sant'Ambrogio and his age

Davide Riserbato (Editor)

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[Autom. eng. transl.] "It is not surprising that for Expo Milano 2015 the volume by Angelo Paredi 'Sant'Ambrogio and his age', appeared in the third expanded and updated edition in 1994, after the premiere in 1940, is being re-published. , the figure to whom it is dedicated, that is the bishop Saint Ambrose, symbol of Milan, of its spirit, its history and its culture. the masterpiece and which has become a classic in the Santambrosian bibliography [...]. Sant'Ambrogio is placed by Paredi within a broad and analytical historical context; however, much more than it may seem at first impression, Ambrogio also transpires irresistibly , from sober but penetrating and compliant hints, in its interiority, even if some limits are not hidden. One cannot read, for example, without being enthralled the chapters on: The virgins, His word, The most beautiful conquest, Mu physics and poetry, and the final chapter, The Saint, which, summarizing the figure of Ambrose, indelibly impresses it on the reader "
Translated title of the contribution[Autom. eng. transl.] Sant'Ambrogio and his age
Original languageItalian
PublisherJaca Book
Number of pages390
ISBN (Print)978-88-16-41302-3
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes


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