St Augustine of Hippo of Hippo (350-430), 1493. St Augustine of Hippo is regarded as one of the great fathers of the early Christian church. He was converted to Christianity in 386, and became Bishop of Hippo, in North Africa, in 396. The second figure is his son. From Liber chronicarum mundi (Nuremberg Chronicle), by Hartmann Schedel. (Nuremberg, 1493). (Photo by Ann Ronan Pictures/Print Collector/Getty Images)