Map of ancient Hippo and its Hinterlands
Map of ancient Hippo and its hinterlands. Hippo was a major city in Roman Africa and the seat of several early Christian church councils, at 393, 395, and 426. Augustine held the post of Bishop of Hippo from the year 395 until his death in 430.
James J. O’Donnell’s website on Augustine. http:// www9.georgetown.edu/faculty/jod/augustine/ The “Hippo Regius” entry in the Catholic Encyclopedia. The text of the entry is now in the public domain.