Lives of Illustrious Men – Evagrius the bishop


Evagrius, bishop of Antioch, a man of remarkably keen mind, while he was yet presbyter read me various treatises on various topics, which he had not yet published. He translated also the Life of the blessed Anthony from the Greek of Athanasius into our language.

MLA Citation

  • Saint Jerome. “Evagrius the bishop”. Lives of Illustrious Men, translated by Ernest Cushing Richardson. CatholicSaints.Info. 28 December 2012. Web. 23 January 2019. <>