As a Doctor of the Church he was commissioned by Pope St. Damasus I to revise and correct the Gospels. The New Testament was already in Latin but the Old Testament was still in Hebrew.
Usually depicted poring over musty old documents with a skull on his desk, he seems to have had a very tetchy disposition.
In his early days he had done a stint in the desert and knew a thing or two about ‘temptation tripping’. Perhaps he missed it.
St. Jerome Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Birth and Death Dates: 347-420
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
Role: Unknown at present
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Popularity index: 1847
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Article last revised on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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