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Headword: *da/masos
Adler number: delta,40
Translated headword: Damasos, Damasus
Vetting Status: high
Bishop of Rome, naturally adept at epic poetry, he produced many short [pieces] in heroic meter, and he died at age eighty under the Emperor Theodosius.[1] He also wrote many other things.
Greek Original:
*da/masos, *(rw/mhs e)pi/skopos, ei)s e)popoii/+an eu)fuh/s, polla\ kai\ su/ntoma h(rwi+kw=| me/trw| e)ce/dwke, kai\ o)gdohkontou/ths e)pi\ *qeodosi/ou basile/ws e)teleu/thsen. e)/graye kai\ a)/lla polla/.
This is Saint Damasus, born c.305 and Bishop of Rome (i.e. Pope) 366-384; Catholic Encyclopedia entry at web address 1.
[1] Jerome, Famous Men 111.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; Christianity; chronology; epic; geography; meter and music; poetry; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 July 2002@23:52:04.
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