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Saint Jerome   /seɪnt dʒərˈoʊm/   Listen
Saint Jerome

(Roman Catholic Church) one of the great Fathers of the early Christian Church whose major work was his translation of the Scriptures from Hebrew and Greek into Latin (which became the Vulgate); a saint and Doctor of the Church (347-420).  Synonyms: Eusebius Hieronymus, Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus, Hieronymus, Jerome, St. Jerome.

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... lovely stories there were about the lions. The serviceable one who found a resting-place in a field for Mary the Egyptian; the flaming lion who protected virgins or maidens in danger; and then the lion of Saint Jerome, to whose care an ass had been confided, and, when the animal was stolen, went in search of him and brought him back. There was also the penitent wolf, who had restored a little pig he had intended eating. Then there was Bernard, who excommunicates the ...
— The Dream • Emile Zola

Words linked to "Saint Jerome" :   theologiser, saint, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Catholic, Church Father, theologizer, Roman Church, Doctor of the Church, Church of Rome, Western Church, theologian, doctor, theologist, Father of the Church, father, Eusebius Hieronymus

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