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Saint Jerome and his times

Jean Steinmann

Saint Jerome and his times

by Jean Steinmann

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St. Jerome owes his place in the history of exegetical studies chiefly to his revisions and translations of the Bible. Until about , he considered the Septuagint translation as inspired. But the progress of his Hebraistic studies and his intercourse with the rabbis made him give up that idea, and he recognized as inspired the original. Jerome had a fierce temper but an equally intense love of Christ. This brilliant saint was born in Eastern Europe around His Christian family sent him to Rome at age 12 for a good education. He studied there until he was Then he and his friends lived in a small monastery for .

Saint Jerome (c. – Septem ) (Formerly Saint Hierom) (Latin: Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus; Greek: Εὐσέβιος Σωφρόνιος Ἱερώνυμος) was a Christian priest and apologist. He was the son of Eusebius, of the city of Stridon, which was on the border of Dalmatia and Pannonia (and was overthrown by the Goths). He is best known for his new translation of the. The monk and the book: Jerome and the making of Christian scholarship by Megan Hale Williams () Nazarene Jewish Christianity: from the end of the New Testament Saint Jerome and his times by Jean Steinmann (Book) Jerome: the biography of a poem by Randall Jarrell.

About this Item: Saint Jerome Press. Paperback. Condition: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. The letters of St. Jerome comprise one of the most important collections of epistles in all Latin literature. It is a large collection--over items, some by the Saint himself and the remainder including a number by other notables of the day.


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OCLC Number: Description: pages 23 cm: Contents: Book I. "Those days more glowing than the very light" --Stridon --Rome --A great teacher --The rhetoric class --Baptism --The Trèves court --Aquilaea --From Aquilaea to Antioch --At Evagrios's villa --Dream and delirium --Lonely departure --Book wandering monk --Chalcis --The tireless letter-writer --An essay in fiction.

Saint Jerome and his times Hardcover – January 1, by Jean Steinmann (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Author: Jean Steinmann. Jerome, ; feast day September 30), 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. The Principal Works of St. Jerome book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Saint Jerome (c. – 30 September ) (formerly /5. 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 Saint Jerome and his times book be in Croatia or Slovenia.

The young Jerome was educated by. Jerome - St. Jerome - Major literary works: The literary legacy of Jerome’s last 34 years (in Palestine) is the outgrowth of contemporary controversies, Jerome’s passion for Scripture, and his involvement in monastic life. The controversies were varied.

An anti-Origen movement in the east, fanned by the antiheretical bishop Epiphanius, turned Jerome not only against the views of Origen. In early spring ofJerome became severely ill and had a dream that would have a profound impact on him.

In this dream, he was hauled in front of a heavenly court and accused of being a follower of Cicero (a Roman philosopher from the first century B.C.), and not a Christian; for this crime, he was horribly whipped. When he woke up, Jerome vowed that he would never again read pagan Author: Melissa Snell.

Saint Jerome is particularly important for having made a translation of the Bible which came to be called the Vulgate. It is not the most critical edition of the Bible, but its acceptance by the Church was : Franciscan Media.

Grade As in the pre-Christian legend of Androcles, the Christian Saint Jerome, first Latin translator of the Bible, is credited with the good deed of removing a thorn from a lion's paw. Paintings throughout Christian times picture St.

Jerome with the grateful lion at his s: 3. Jerome and the Lion. Jerome was such a holy man that we have come nowadays to call him St.

Jerome. With some other monks, he built a monastery at Bethlehem, the place where Christ was born. Here he devoted himself to the making of books and the writing of letters, as well as to good deeds for the people in the neighborhood.

Leonardo da Vinci’s Saint Jerome July 15 through Oct. 6 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Fifth Avenue, Manhattan;Advertisement. In particular, Jerome acknowledged his debt to his Jewish teachers for helping him with the Book of Job whose Hebrew is difficult. Not all Jerome’s fellow Christians appreciated his efforts.

They denigrated his translations as being “tainted with Judaism.” Riots Over Jonah. Question: "Who was Saint Jerome?" Answer: The man who came to be known as Saint Jerome was born as Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymusin around AD in Stridon, Dalmatia (possibly in modern-day Bosnia and Herzegovina).

Jerome is considered one of the early church fathers for his work in translating the Hebrew and Greek Scriptures into Latin, the most widely used language at that time. SAINT JEROME AND HIS TIMES. Notre Dame, IN: Fides Publishers, 1st Edition.

Hardcover. A green board hardcover book in very good condition. Edges minutely rubbed. Otherwise clean and tight. Item # A biography of St.

Jerome. Price: $   One of my favorite saints is Jerome, AKA Saint Hieronymous. Why. Because he befriended a lion in the wilderness--or at least so the legend goes. In the painting above, the lion has ventured into the saint's dusty study with a thorn in his paw.

Jerome sets his book aside and carefully removes the thorn. The former is a lucid, impartial, and comprehensive account of Jerome's Life and Writings; the latter, a series of very vivid and interesting sketches of Jerome himself, his friends and his times, which, though generally accurate, is occasionally swayed from truth by imagination, and at times is betrayed by sympathy with the modern Roman.

The Sacred Writings of Saint Jerome book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The volumes cover the beginning of Christianity until medieval times. This volume is accurately annotated, including Be the first to ask a question about The Sacred Writings of Saint Jerome Lists with This Book.1/5(1).

Saint Paula of Rome (AD –) was an ancient Roman saint and early Desert Mother. A member of one of the richest senatorial families which claimed descent from Agamemnon, [4] Paula was the daughter of Blesilla and Rogatus, from the great clan of the Furii Camilli.

[5]. The Parents of St. Jerome send him to Rome to pursue his Studies — What these Studies were, and what the Saint did 23 DISCOURSE THE THIRD The Baptism of St.

Jerome in Rome — The reason why Baptism was deferred 39 DISCOURSE THE FOURTH On the Purity and the Virginity which St. Jerome preserved during his Life 53 BOOK THE SECOND. Jerome’s Commentary on Isaiah is his longest extant work and considered by many to be his magnum opus.

Respected scholar Thomas P. Scheck has offered the English speaking world the first translation of Commentary on Isaiah, as well as an introduction to Saint Jerome’s life and work and translations of Origen’s homilies on Isaiah.

The Venetian painters frequently represented him in a full scarlet robe, with a hood thrown over the head. When thus habited, his symbol was a church in his hand, emblematic of his importance to the universal Church.

Saint Jerome is also seen as a penitent, or again, with a book and pen, attended by a lion.Jerome was born into a Christian family in about A.D. in Stridon. He was given a good education and was even sent to Rome to fine-tune his studies.

As a young man he was attracted by the worldly life (cf. Ep 22, 7), but his desire for and interest in the Christian religion prevailed. He received Baptism in about and opted for the. Antonello de Messina's St. Jerome in his study is a good entry point for the iconography of Saints and the its use to communicate abstract concepts.

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