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E07143: Greek translation of Jerome's Life of *Paul of Thebes (the First Anchorite, S00089), of uncertain date. Skeleton entry

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Jerome of Stridon, Life of Paul the Hermit, Greek version (CPG 3636, BHG 1466-1467b)

On the original text, see E00750.
Evidence -  The Cult of Saints in Late Antiquity

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E07143

Saint Name

Paul, the First Anchorite : S00089

Saint Name in Source

Παῦλος

Type of Evidence

Literary - Hagiographical - Lives

Language

Greek

Evidence not before

390

Evidence not after

500

Activity not before

390

Activity not after

700

Place of Evidence - Region

Palestine with Sinai

Place of evidence - City name in other Language(s)

Caesarea Maritima Καισάρεια Kaisareia Caesarea Kayseri Turris Stratonis

Major author/Major anonymous work

Jerome of Stridon

Cult activities - Non Liturgical Practices and Customs

Composing and translating saint-related texts

Source

For the manuscript tradition, see: https://pinakes.irht.cnrs.fr/notices/oeuvre/13413/

Discussion

The 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.

Bibliography

Text: 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.

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