Hieronymus, Sophronius Eusebius (Jerome)
(1,772 words)

b. ca. 347 in Stridon (Dalmatia);

d. 30 September 419 in Bethlehem;

eminent Latin Doctor of the Church.


Jerome was one of the most prolific Latin ecclesiastical authors, alongside Augustinus (in particular translations and Bible commentaries, composed primarily in Bethleh…

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Landfester, Manfred, “Hieronymus, Sophronius Eusebius (Jerome)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 17 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0106>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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