After a brief examination of the 382 Synod of Rome and Damasus’ views on the primacy of the bishop of Rome, we look at the first part of Jerome’s work on the Vulgate – his revision of the Gospels. Today Jerome is praised for his work on what will become the official Latin version of the New Testament. However, that was not so much the case at the beginning.
Painting of Saint Jerome by José de Ribera
The Damasine List of Canonical Scriptures reputedly accepted at the 382 Synod of Rome
Resources on the Vetus Latina or Old Latin Scriptures
Peter Lorenz’ blog posts on Jerome, Ambrosiaster and their conflict over the validity of the Vetus Latina
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#374 – A History of the Catholic Church – Jerome Versus Ambrosiaster