Document: Letter 37
Reference: Stegmuller 3352
Incipit: Nuper, cum Reticii Augustodunensis
Addressee: Marcella
Date: 384 (Fremantle p. 47)
Earliest ms.: Epinal, France: Bibliotheque Municipale, 68 (149), folios not numbered.8th century. (Lambert, I: p. 527)
Latin Text: CSEL 54, pp. 286-289
Notes: Marcella had asked Jerome to lend her a copy of a commentary by Rhetitius, bishop of Augustodunum (Autun), on the Song of Songs. He now refuses to do so on the ground that the work abounds with errors, of which the two following are samples: (1) Rhetitius identifies Tharshish with Tarsus, and (2) he supposes that Uphaz (in the phrase “gold of Uphaz”) is the same as Cephas. (Fremantle, p. 47)

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