Jerome of Stridon, Life of Paul the Hermit, Greek version (CPG 3636, BHG 1466-1467b)
On the original text, see E00750
Saint NamePaul, the First Anchorite : S00089
Saint Name in SourceΠαῦλος
Type of EvidenceLiterary - Hagiographical - Lives
Evidence not before390
Evidence not after500
Activity not before390
Activity not after700
Place of Evidence - RegionPalestine with Sinai
Place of evidence - City name in other Language(s)Caesarea Maritima
Major author/Major anonymous workJerome of Stridon
Cult activities - Non Liturgical Practices and CustomsComposing and translating saint-related texts
SourceFor the manuscript tradition, see:
DiscussionThe text survives in four versions, the first of which (version a, BHG 1466) is a nearly literal translation of Jerome's text. There is no evidence as to who may have produced this translation.
Bidez, J., Deux versions grecques inédites de la vie de Paul de Thèbes (Paris, 1900), with French translation.
Tubbs Correy, K. "The Greek Versions of Jerome's Vita Sancti Pauli," in W.A. Oldfather (ed.), Studies in the Text Tradition of St. Jerome’s Vitae Patrum (Urbana, 1943), 143-250.