Document: Letter 46 (Paula)
Incipit: Mensura{m} caritas non habet
Addressee: Marcella
Date: c. 388-389 (Kelly p. 141)
Earliest ms.: Naples, Italy: Biblioteca Nazionale, VI.D.59, f. 124 and following. 6-7th century. (Lambert, I: p. 569)
Latin Text: CSEL 54, pp. 329-344
English Translation: Fremantle,  pp. 60-65
Notes: Jerome writes to Marcella in the name of Paula and Eustochium, describing the charms of the Holy Land, and urging her to leave Rome and to join her old companions at Bethlehem. Much of the letter is devoted to disposing of the objection that since the Passion of Christ the Holy Land has been under a curse. (Fremantle)

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