Augustine of Hippo was born in Thagaste on November 13, 354 AD and died on August 28, 430AD. Augustine of Hippo, also known as Saint Augustine or Saint Austin, was an early Christian theologian and philosopher whose writings influenced the development of Western Christianity and Western philosophy. He was a Physician, a Writer and a Philosopher. He is one of the mostimportant early figures in the development of Western Christianity, and was a major figure in bringing Christianity to dominance in the previously pagan Roman Empire. He is often considered the father of orthodox theology. The books written by Augustine of Hippo are City of Gods, De doctrinachristiana, The Confessions of St. Augustine. Augustine is considered an influential figure in the history of education. A work early in Augustine’s writings is De Magistro(the Teacher), which contains insights about education. However, his ideas changed as hefound better directions or better ways of expressing his ideas.