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Dr. Peter Brown

Peter Brown, formerly professor of classics and history at the University of California, Berkeley, is the Philip and Beulah Rollins Professor of History at Princeton University and the most prominent scholar of late antiquity (between 250 and 800 A.D.). He is the author of a dozen books, including Augustine of Hippo , Authority and the Sacred: Aspects of the Christianization of the Roman World , The Rise of Western Christendom, and Poverty and Leadership in the Late Roman Empire .