Traveler, do you not know how a poet can live
beyond the grave?
You stand and read this verse: it is I, then,
who am speaking.
Reading this work aloud, your living voice
-a tombstone epithet quoted by Possidius,
Works by Peter Brown:
Poverty and leadership in the later Roman Empire, 2002.
Augustine of Hippo: a biography, 2000.
Late antiquity, 1998. Originally published as "L'antiquité
tardive" in Histoire de la vie privée, vol. 1, De l'Empire
romain à l'an mil, Editions du Seuil, c1985.
The rise of Western Christendom: triumph and diversity, 200-1000 A.D.,
Authority and the sacred: aspects of the Christianisation of the Roman
Power and persuasion in late antiquity: towards a Christian empire,
The world of late antiquity: AD 150-750, 1989.
The body and society: men, women, and sexual renunciation in early Christianity,
Society and the holy in late antiquity, 1982.
The cult of the saints: its rise and function in Latin Christianity,
The making of late antiquity, 1978.
Religion and society in the age of Saint Augustine, 1972.
The world of late antiquity, A.D. 150-750, 1971.
Augustine of Hippo; a biography, 1967.
Volumes edited by Peter Brown:
Interpreting late antiquity : essays on the postclassical world,
Late antiquity: a guide to the postclassical world, 1999.