Document: Letter 40
Incipit: Medici, quos uocant chirurgicos
Addressee: Marcella
Date: c. 385 (Fremantle p. 54)
Earliest ms.: Karlsruhe, Germany: Badische Landesbibliothek, Aug.Perg.CV, between folios 124-200. 8-9th century. (Lambert, I: 541)
Latin Text: CSEL 54, pp. 309-311; Wright, pp. 166-170
English Translation: Wright, pp. 167-171; Fremantle,  pp. 54-55, Rebenich, pp. 82-84.
Notes: Onasus, of Segesta, the subject of this letter, was among Jerome’s Roman opponents. He is here held up to ridicule in a manner which reflects little credit on the writer’s urbanity.

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