Jerome and the Monastic Clergy: A Commentary on Letter 52 to by Andrew Cain

By Andrew Cain

In 'Jerome and the Monastic Clergy,' Andrew Cain offers the 1st full-scale remark at the recognized Letter to Nepotian, during which Jerome articulates his radical plan for implementing a strict ascetic code of behavior at the modern clergy. Cain comprehensively addresses stylistic, literary, ancient, text-critical and different problems with interpretive curiosity. Accompanying the remark is an advent which situates the Letter within the broader context of its author’s existence and paintings and exposes its basic propagandistic dimensions. The revised severe Latin textual content and the hot facing-page translation will make the Letter extra available than ever earlier than and should offer a competent textual equipment for destiny scholarship in this key writing by means of probably the most prolific authors in Latin antiquity.

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Interpreting the Bible in Late Antiquity: The Alexandrian Commentary Tradition from Rome to Baghdad (Aldershot, 2011), 91–110 A. Cain, “The Style of the Greek Historia monachorum in Aegypto”, REAug 58 (2012), in press A. Cain, Jerome’s Epitaph on Paula: A Commentary on the Epitaphium Sanctae Paulae, with an Introduction, Text, and Translation (Oxford, 2013) A. Cain, “Terence in Late Antiquity”, in A. Augoustakis and A. ), The Blackwell Companion to Terence (Oxford, 2013), in press A. Cain and N.

Sed et nostra qualiacumque sunt suscipe et libellum hunc libello illius copulato ut cum ille te monachum erudierit, hic clericum doceat esse perfectum. 5 (1) igitur clericus, qui Christi servit ecclesiae, interpretetur primum vocabulum suum et nominis definitione praelata nitatur esse quod dicitur. si enim κλῆρος Graece ‘sors’ Latine appellatur, propterea vocantur clerici vel quia de sorte sunt domini vel quia dominus ipse sors, id est pars, clericorum est. qui autem vel ipse pars domini vel dominum partem habet, talem se exhibere debet ut et possideat dominum et ipse possideatur a domino.

75 See A. Cain, “Patrick’s Confessio and Jerome’s Epistula 52 to Nepotian,” JML 20 (2010): 1–15. 2 sorbitiunculas delicatas. C. Plumpe, “Pomeriana,” VChr 1 (1947): 227–239; C. Tibiletti, “La teologia della grazia in Giuliano Pomerio,” Augustinianum 25 (1985): 489–506. 1 rectum Christi tramitem teneat ne ad diversa vitiorum diverticula rapiatur. Cf. Verecundus, In cant. Deuteronomii 21 non videns ubi itineris recti tramitem consequatur, per omnes vias errorum vitiorumque diverticula pertrahetur.

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