Definition of Hieronymus
1. Noun. (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).
Category relationships: Church Of Rome, Roman Catholic, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church
Generic synonyms: Church Father, Father, Father Of The Church, Doctor, Doctor Of The Church, Saint, Theologian, Theologiser, Theologist, Theologizer
Definition of Hieronymus
1. Proper noun. (Christianity) Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus, w:Jerome Saint Jerome. ¹
2. Proper noun. (given name male from=Ancient Greek) of historical use. ¹
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Literary usage of Hieronymus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History of Rome by Wilhelm Ihne (1871)
"Many innocent persons were put to death, and Hieronymus, thinking himself safe, ... Whilst the body of Hieronymus lay neglected in the street at Leontini, ..."
2. The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians by Charles Rollin (1869)
"THE REIGN OF Hieronymus, THE TROUBLES ARISING FROM IT, ANI> THE SIEGE AND TAKING OF ... The kingdom was fallen into the hands of Hieronymus his grandson, ..."
3. Lectures on the History of Rome: From the Earliest Times to the Fall of the by Barthold Georg Niebuhr (1849)
"These ambassadors found Hieronymus willing to listen to them: their first proposal was to divide Sicily between Carthage and Syracuse, with the Himera for ..."
4. The Printers of Basle in the XV & XVI Centuries: Their Biographies, Printed by Charles William Heckethorn (1897)
"Hieronymus Froben. IERONYMUS, as we have seen, was the eldest son of John Froben ... In 1529, Nicolaus Episcopius, who had married the sister of Hieronymus, ..."
5. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1902)
"... of a Brunswick family sprung from Salerno,"—if we combine his titles. Little is known of him ; in his preface he calls himself " Hieronymus ..."
6. The History of the Popes, from the Close of the Middle Ages: Drawn from the by Ludwig Pastor, Ralph Francis Kerr, Frederick Ignatius Antrobus (1902)
"... and the style of preaching on the reform and chastisement of the Church which he had inaugurated still survived,fa hermit, Hieronymus of Bergamo, ..."
7. An Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy Scriptures by Thomas Hartwell Horne (1852)
"г-.,- т» )-л,а the least of thy servants, Hieronymus Gulielmus, and hit family." Of the style of writing adopted in the body of tit manuscript the annexed ..."