On Illustrious Men (De Viris Illustribus)

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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 (1 hr 51 min)


Preface, Chapters 1-10 21:08 Read by ancientchristian
Chapters 11-30 22:03 Read by ancientchristian
Chapters 31-54 21:13 Read by ancientchristian
Chapters 55-80 19:57 Read by ancientchristian
Chapters 81-135 26:59 Read by ancientchristian


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With much gratitude I discovered this recording and listened to it on the same day. I had despaired of hearing Ven. Jerome in the LibriVox lists. Thank you very much.