Lives of Illustrious Men – Juvencus the presbyter


Juvencus, a Spaniard of noble family and presbyter, translating the four gospels almost verbally in hexameter verses, composed four books. He wrote some other things in the same metre relating to the order of the sacraments. He flourished in the reign of Constantinus.

MLA Citation

  • Saint Jerome. “Juvencus the presbyter”. Lives of Illustrious Men, translated by Ernest Cushing Richardson. CatholicSaints.Info. 24 November 2014. Web. 22 March 2019. <>