St. Jerome as a satirist a study in Christian Latin thought and letters by David S. Wiesen

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Bibliography: p. 273-284.

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Statementby David S. Wiesen.
SeriesCornell studies in classical philology,, v. 34, Cornell studies in classical philology ;, v. 34.
LC ClassificationsPA25 .C7 vol. 34
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 290 p.
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5919330M
LC Control Number64022945

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Wiesen. Get this from a library. Jerome as a satirist: a study in Christian Latin thought and letters. [David Stanley Wiesen; Hieronymus Sanctus.]. Aug 09,  · St. Jerome is the monk who two thousand years ago translated the Bible into Latin, making the biblical scriptures accessible for most of the world's literate people of the time.

The book is dedicated, in part, "to librarians, because Jerome is their patron saint." Read more.5/5(3). Jerome was born at Stridon (probably near Ljubljana, Slovenia) sometime around C.E. The son of a well-off Christian couple, he began his education at home, then continued it in Rome, where his parents sent him when he was about 12 years old.

Before he was known as Saint Jerome, he was named Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus. He was born around AD, in Stridon, Dalmatia. Today, the town, which ceased to exist in Jerome's time, would likely be in Croatia or Slovenia. The young Jerome was educated by. Jerome, biblical translator and monastic leader, traditionally regarded as the most learned of the Latin Fathers.

He lived for a time as a hermit, became a priest, served as secretary to Pope Damasus I, and about established a monastery at Bethlehem. His numerous biblical, ascetical. The odd result is that the English “satire” comes from the Latin satura; but "satirize", "satiric", etc., are of Greek origin.

By about the 4th century AD the writer of satires came to be known as satyricus; St. Jerome, for example, was called by one of his enemies 'a satirist in prose' ('satyricus scriptor in prosa'). Jerome has books on Goodreads with ratings. Jerome’s most popular book is Select Letters.

One of Jerome’s greatest and most influential works, Theophrastus’ Golden Book on Marriage, has been so badly misunderstood that many scholars believe that Theophrastus, Aristotle’s successor at the Athenian lyceum, wrote it. Theophrastus’ Golden Book on Marriage is a sophisticated literary artifice.

The Book Of J By Harold Bloom Translated by David Rosenberg () Review by Dan Geddes 11 October See also reviews of Bloom’s The Anxiety of Influence, Omens of Millennium, and The Western Canon. Although ostensibly a book of literary criticism, Bloom’s Book Of J, does more than stake out a claim for the J writer as one of the giants in Western literary history, he also uses his.

St Jerome, by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio,at St John's Co-Cathedral, Valletta, Malta Jerome was a scholar at a time when that statement implied a fluency in Greek.

He knew some Hebrew when he started his translation project, but moved to Jerusalem to strengthen his grip on Jewish scripture c.Stridon (possibly Strido Dalmatiae, on the.

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On the Purity and the Virginity which St. Jerome preserved during his Life 53 BOOK Pages: The Bible in Jerome's version was the most widely read book in the Middle Ages.

Those who could not read but went to church would hear the Bible read and expounded, and if the very text of Scripture had been tampered with in any way the results could be significant. as St Jerome says.' Then he goes on to quote Genesis to give full and. NPNF Jerome: The Principal Works of St.

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Jul 27,  · Jerome’s Adversus Jovinianum: method in madness about marriage. InIn the context of women pressing him to authorize their second marriages, Jerome included a book he attributed to Aristotle successor Theophrastus. Theophrastus declared that a wise man doesn’t marry.

Jerome as a satirist: a study in Christian Latin thought. Sep 04,  · To understand St. Jerome's position we must remember that the works of Origen were by far the most complete exegetical collection then in existence, and the one most accessible to students.

Hence a very natural tendency to make use of them, and it. Jerome (born c. ) (formerly Saint Hierom) (Latin: Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus; Greek: Εὐσέβιος Σωφρόνιος Ἱερώνυμος) was a Roman Christian priest, confessor, theologian and historian, and who became a Doctor of the Church/5.

Jerome. Jerome (ca. ) was an early Christian biblical scholar. The official Latin Bible of the Roman Catholic Church, the Vulgate, is largely the product of his labors of translation and revision.

Born in territory now in northwest Yugoslavia, Jerome studied rhetoric as a youth at Rome in preparation for a career in law, which he did not pursue. Jerome also wrote commentaries which are a great source of scriptural inspiration for us today. He was an avid student, a thorough scholar, a prodigious letter-writer and a consultant to monk, bishop, and pope.

Saint Augustine said of him, “What Jerome is ignorant of, no mortal has ever known.”Author: Franciscan Media. Holy Bible-Catholic Reader by st-jerome-press and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Sep 01,  · Jerome's famous dream, in which God invited him to choose between Cicero and Christianity, continues the debate already begun by (e.g.) Tertullian and Basil on how to reconcile the old Roman culture with the new Christian one.

After Jerome, sensible eclecticism prevailed. "Jerome is a major bridge to the Middle Ages. When Jerome returned to Rome Pope Damasus I appointed him confidential secretary and librarian and commissioned him to begin his work of rendering the Bible into Latin. After the death () of Damasus, however, Jerome fell out of favor, and for a second time he decided to go to the East.

He made brief visits to Antioch, Egypt, and Palestine. Jerome, Saint, b. at Stridon, a town on the confines of Dalmatia and Pannonia, about the year ; d. at Bethlehem, September 30, He went to Rome, probably aboutwhere he was baptized, and became interested in ecclesiastical matters.

From Rome he went to Trier, famous for its schools, and there began his theological studies. Perhaps the most appropriate symbol for Jerome is that of the book which lies open on the table.

Symbolizing knowledge and wisdom, the two traits for which Jerome was most admired, the fact that the book lies open indicates that the mysteries of the universe could be understood by Jerome. Detail of St. Jerome in his Study.

Contact. Medieval. With current interest in the Old Testament prophets, especially the major prophets Isaiah and Ezekiel, at a high level, the Ancient Christian Writers series makes available a new, significant title to the works of Jerome in the English language.

Jerome: Commentary on Ezekiel - Ancient Christian Writers ()Pages: Here Saint Jerome quotes Sirach (‘Burden not thyself above thy power’) as “Scripture”. In Saint Jerome’s prologue on the book of Judith, he recongizes that the First Council of Nicea (AD – the council defended the Trinity and deity of Christ against Arians) recognized the book of Judith as “canonical”.

–Taylor Marshall. Jerome dressed as a cardinal and carrying a book and a maquette of a church. The maquette is typical of his images in the Dalmatian and Istrian areas of Croatia. (See the description page.) St. Jerome in his study (See the description page) As a penitent in the desert (See the complete image at the description page) MORE IMAGES.

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In my search for quality tools to educate my children about the faith and increase their Biblical literacy, I have found that the “What’s What’s In Jerome’s Bible?Author: David Rummelhoff.

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If I were St. Jerome, I wouldn’t mind being remembered as an animal lover as well as a high-powered scholar. Jerome, Saint (jərōm`, jĕr`əm), c–?, Christian scholar, Father of the Church, Doctor of the was born in Stridon on the border of Dalmatia and Pannonia of Christian parents (although he was not baptized until ); his Roman name was Sophronius Eusebius Hieronymus.

ST JEROME, DOCTOR OF THE CHURCH (A.D. ) Jerome (Eusebius Hieronymus Sophronius), the father of the Church most learned in the Sacred Scrip-tures, was born about the year at Stridon, a small town upon the confines of Pannonia, Dalmatia and Italy, near Aquileia.

His father took great care to have his son instructed in religion and in the. Chronological Tables of the Life and Times of St. Jerome A.D. The Letters of St. Jerome. To Innocent. To Theodosius and the Rest of the Anchorites.

To Rufinus the Monk. To Florentius. Preface to the Book on Hebrew Names. Preface to the Book on the Sites and Names of Hebrew Places. Preface to the Book of Hebrew Questions. To understand St. Jerome's position we must remember that the works of Origen were by far the most complete exegetical collection then in existence, and the one most accessible to students.

Hence a very natural tendency to make use of them, and it is evident that St. Jerome did so, as well as many others. Apr 29,  · Although an eye-catching style and Jerome’s authority would have enhanced the cultural circulation of his ideas, their grounding in the biological necessities of sexual behavior indicates additional reasons for the longevity and clout of Adversus.

***** Anti-feminism in Early Western Thought: St. Jerome, Evolution, and Culture. Saint Jerome General Information. Jerome (Eusebius Hieronymus), c, was a Father of the Church and Doctor of the Church, whose great work was the translation of the Bible into Latin, the edition known as the Vulgate (see Bible).

He was born at Stridon on the borders of Dalmatia and Pannonia of a well-to-do Christian family. Prayer to St. Jerome - Patron Saint of Students.

The Story and History of Saint Jerome. The story and history of Saint Jerome. Saint Jerome was born Eusebius Hieronymous Sophronius in at Strido, Dalmatia (on the eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea). Jul 09,  · Except for the St. Jerome compositions, which he did eight times, six prints and two paintings, one painting in at the beginning of his career and one innear the end.

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Gossip about his spending so much time with women led Jerome to move to Bethlehem. There, Jerome trained Paula and Eustochium to be Scripture scholars and to assist him."The Sacred Writings Of " provides you with the essential works among the Christian writings.

The volumes cover the beginning of Christianity until medieval times. Contents: The Letters of St. Jerome Letter I. To Innocent. Letter II. To Theodosius and the Rest of the Anchorites. Letter III. To Rufinus the Monk. Letter IV. To Florentius.

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