Botticelli painting of Augustine, c. 1480. CC dvdbramhall @ Flickr.coma
On this day in ancient Roman history, in A.D. 430, Augustine of Hippo died.
St. Augustine was an important figure in the history of Christianity. He wrote about topics like predestination and original sin. Some of his doctrines separate Western and Eastern Christianity, with Augustine defining some doctrines of Western Christianity. He lived in Africa during the time of the attack of the Vandals.
Read more about St. Augustine.