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Texts of Ambrose in Patrologia Latina, vols. 14 and 15, edited by J. P. Migne (Paris, 1845), are being superseded by those in "Corpus Christianorum, Series Latina." Of the several volumes that are planned, only volume 14, Sancti Ambrosii Medio-lanensis Opera (Turnhout, 1957), containing his exposition of Luke and fragments on Isaiah, has appeared to date. English translations of works and letters are found in Some of the Principal Works of Saint Ambrose, "The Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers," 2d series, vol. 10 (1896; reprint, Grand Rapids, Mich., 1955), and in "Fathers of the Church," vols. 26, 42, 44, and 65 (1954–1972). The contemporary biography by Paulinus, a classic among "lives of the saints," is printed in The Western Fathers, edited by F. R. Hoare (New York, 1954), while the comprehensive modern biography is the two-volume work by Frederick H. Dudden, The Life and Times of Saint Ambrose (Oxford, 1935). The work of Hans von Campenhausen, Ambrosius von Mailand als Kirchenpolitiker (Berlin, 1929), is still...

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