“St. Jerome” by Caravaggio

Jerome was responsible for completing the Vulgate – the first Latin translation of the Hebrew biblical text.  Latin translations before Jerome were based off of a Greek translation (Septuagint) of the Hebrew, making them essentially third hand.

Jerome lived in the 4th century, Caravaggio painted him in the 17th, I uploaded a digital copy in the 21st.

One Comment on ““St. Jerome” by Caravaggio

  1. I do not try to think to much! We are the one’s that know God! we are the one’s that is walking with Jesus! not with man!

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