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- See Hippo.
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- n. an ancient Numidian town in northwestern Africa adjoining present-day Annaba in northeastern Algeria
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(A.D. 386) to his death in Hippo Regius (A.D. 430), Augustine wrote -- mostly at dictation -- a vast sprawling library of books, sermons, and letters, the remains of which (in the Benedictine edition of St. Maur) fill fourteen volumes as they are reprinted in Migne, Patrologiae cursus completus, Series Latina (Vols.
In 391, he was ordained presbyter in the church of Hippo Regius (a small coastal town nearby).