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Bibil Identifier bibil:229500
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Revising the Vulgate: Jerome and his Jewish Interlocutors
Author Hasselhoff, Görge K.
Journal Zeitschrift für Religions- und Geistesgeschichte (Volume: 64, Issue: 3)
Year (Publication) 2012
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2012
Year (Copyright) 2012
Year (Reference) 2012
Language English
Pages 209-221 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The Church Father Jerome is well-known for his translation (or revision) of the Latin Bible which later was named Vulgate. He did not translate from the Greek as was the case with the so-called Vetus Latina but he sought the Hebrew truth (hebraica veritas). However, this raises the question as to how good his understanding of the Hebrew language actually was. Therefore it is asked where Jerome might have learned Hebrew and who his Jewish interlocutors might have been.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Ancient Christian Literature : Texts and Authors (Church Fathers) : Texts and Authors : Jerome
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Themes : Jewish-Christian Relations
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Text : Ancient Recensions and Versions : Latin Versions : Vulgate
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