Document: Letter 43
Incipit: Ambrosius, quo/quod/quoque chartas, {et} sumptus
Addressee: Marcella
Date: c. 385 (Fremantle p. 57)
Earliest ms.: Munich, Germany: Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Clm 6299, f. 156 and following. 8th century. (Lambert, I: p. 554)
Latin Text: CSEL 54, pp. 318-321; Wright, pp. 170-176; Duff pp. 178-80.
English Translation: Wright, pp. 171-177; Fremantle,  pp. 57-58
Notes: Jerome draws a contrast between his daily life and that of Origen, and sorrowfully admits his own shortcomings. He then suggests to Marcella the advantages which life in the country offers over life in town, and hints that he is himself disposed to make trial of it. (Fremantle)

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