Augustine’s Confessions, Book I

You can find the book on Amazon here.

I learned much in writing this commentary; I hope it allows more students to access Augustine’s beautiful prose. Please share with friends and colleagues so that more people can enjoy Augustine in the original language!

Below is a finalized version of the text. Please send all questions and corrections to me at my email (my name as in the url In addition to the added review boxes throughout, I have also added a dictionary of grammatical and rhetorical terms at the end, which I hope to improve upon in future commentaries.

Now available below, per request, is the Latin text with space for translation and/or notes.

I hope to have at least a beta-version of de Civitate Dei Book I ready in the Fall.

I count myself among those who write to progress and in progressing write.

ST. Augustine

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