St Jerome

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Theologian, Saint, Writer(c. 347–420)
St. Jerome was a 4th-century religious scholar and ascetic who's responsible for the Vulgate, the Catholic Church's Latin version of the Bible's Old Testament.

Synopsis

Born in the mid-4th century in Stridon, Dalmatia, Jerome was a young scholar at Rome. He later developed a deep interest in asceticism and worked on creating a unified Latin version of the Bible's New Testament. After moving to Bethlehem in 386, he translated sections of the Old Testament from Hebrew into Latin, creating the template for the Roman Catholic Church's Vulgate.

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