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Three Further Echoes of Lactantius in Jerome

  • Andrew Cain
From the journal


Jerome was very familiar with the writings of Lactantius, yet strikingly few instances of his appropriation of specifically Lactantian phraseology have been brought to light. The present study adduces three new verbal echoes in three different writings to show that Jerome’s literary imitation of the North African Father was slightly more extensive than has hitherto been thought.

Published Online: 2010-06-30
Published in Print: 2010-06

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