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Jerome and His Women - Historical fiction about  controversial St. Jerome

Jerome and His Women - Historical fiction about controversial St. Jerome

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Historical fiction about the controversial Saint Jerome is given a contemporary twist!

 

When the Pontiff commissions Jerome to translate the Bible into Latin, it is a political masterstroke. Jerome’s Vulgate displaces the many alternative biblical texts and plays a critical role in establishing Christianity as a world religion, with Rome at its centre.

 

What is less known is that Jerome is assisted by a circle of aristocratic women who risk their lives in the pursuit of their ideals. Chief among them is the attractive young widow Paula, as devoted to Jerome as she is to his cause. Rumours circulate as his enemies plot to dispose of Jerome once and for all …

 

Includes a Foreword by Richard Johnson, Emeritus Professor of Classics, Australian National University.

  • Website

    https://blackquillpress.com/independent-publishing/jerome/

  • Author Bio

    Joan O’Hagan was a published crime writer, and author of A Roman Death. Thanks to meticulous research, a wicked imagination, and over thirty years of living in Rome, she breathes new life into an ancient saint and his world, drawing us irresistibly into a highly-charged world of danger and intrigue while reminding us to question our own values.

     

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