A Common Source for Jerome, Eutropius, Festus, Ammianus, and the Epitome de Caesaribus between 358 and 378, along with Further Thoughts on the Date and Nature of the Kaisergeschichte

  title={A Common Source for Jerome, Eutropius, Festus, Ammianus, and the Epitome de Caesaribus between 358 and 378, along with Further Thoughts on the Date and Nature of the Kaisergeschichte},
  author={Richard W. Burgess},
  journal={Classical Philology},
  pages={166 - 192}
  • R. Burgess
  • Published 1 April 2005
  • History
  • Classical Philology
n 1850 a thirty-two-year-old Theodor Mommsen published an article on the sources used by Jerome when he augmented and continued his translation of Eusebius’ Chronici canones in 380–81. More than 150 years later, Mommsen’s name has ensured that this article is still cited and accepted.1 A better and more acute analysis appeared in 1927 from the pen of Rudolf Helm, the editor of the now-standard edition of the Chronici canones, but it is long and involved (and written in German), and therefore… 
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