33. Augustine's Works in Circulation

  1. Mark Vessey
  1. Clemens Weidmann

Published Online: 2 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118255483.ch33

A Companion to Augustine

A Companion to Augustine

How to Cite

Weidmann, C. (2012) Augustine's Works in Circulation, in A Companion to Augustine (ed M. Vessey), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118255483.ch33

Editor Information

  1. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Author Information

  1. Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405159463

Online ISBN: 9781118255483



  • aftertimes;
  • Augustine's works in circulation;
  • dissemination of Augustine's works;
  • Retractationes;
  • Augustine's works, and the Library of Hippo;
  • North African manuscripts, works by Augustine;
  • inauthentic works, Collatio cum Pascentio;
  • textual change, manuscript imperfections;
  • collections of sermons, arranged in new ways


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Dissemination of Augustine's Works during His Lifetime

  • Augustine's Works and the Library of Hippo

  • The Dissemination of Augustine's Works in the Early Middle Ages: From Hippo to Lorsch

  • Inauthentic Works

  • Textual Change

  • Editions

  • A History of Loss and Discovery

  • Conclusion

  • Further Reading