Document: Letter 36
Reference: Stegmuller 3316
Incipit: Post{ea}quam epistulam tuae sanctitatis
Addressee: Damasus
Date: 384 (Kelly p. 83)
Earliest mss. Sankt-Gallen, Switzerland: Stiftsbibliothek, 230, f. ← 341. 8th century. (Lambert, I: p. 524)
Latin Text: CSEL 54, pp. 268-285
Notes: Jerome responds to the 5 questions asked in letter 35. Discussed in Fremantle, p. 47.Pierre Nautin argued convincingly that this letter was not written before Damasus’ death in late 384, but that both this letter and the letter is is supposedly written in reply to, letter 35, were written by Jerome sometime later (P. Nautin, ‘Le premier echange epistolaire entre Jerome et Damase: lettres reelles ou fictives?’ FZThPh 30 [1983], pp. 331 334).
See letters 18a, 18b, 19, 20, and 35 for more comments on authenticity.

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