This is the first critical edition of all six books of Augustine's De musica. Originally meant as part of a series of treatises on the liberal arts, it is especially important because of its presentation of metrics. Book six offers a theological discussion of perception based on the concept of numerus "rhythm". Thus, De musica is a fascinating document of Augustine's intellectual development from secular learning to Christian philosophy.
bound: 237 pages
publisher: De Gruyter (March 6, 2017)
lang: English, Latin
isbn: 3110471477, 978-3110471472,
weight: 1.1 pounds