Lives of Illustrious Men – Dexter, son of Pacianus, now praetorian prefect


Dexter, son of Pacianus whom I mentioned above, distinguished in his generation and devoted to the Christian faith, has, I am told, written a Universal History, which I have not yet read.

MLA Citation

  • Saint Jerome. “Dexter, son of Pacianus, now praetorian prefect”. Lives of Illustrious Men, with the Authors whom Gennadius Added after the Death of the Blessed Jerome, translated by Ernest Cushing Richardson. CatholicSaints.Info. 21 November 2012. Web. 26 May 2019. <>