On Illustrious Men (De Viris Illustribus)

Saint JEROME (347 - 420), translated by Philip SCHAFF (1819 - 1893)

This is a collection of 135 brief biographies by St. Jerome of his forebears and contemporaries. It is often cited as a primary source of information on ancient Christian authors and their writings. The biographies start with the apostles and end with Jerome himself. They also include respected non-Christians such as Josephus, and Philo of Alexandria. In general, this work provides a quick overview of all the respected writers in the early centuries and their writings, which would be of interest to Christians. - Summary by ancientchristian

Genre(s): Christianity - Biographies

Language: English

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Play 01 Preface, Chapters 1-10 ancientchristian
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