Lives of Illustrious Men – Philippus the presbyter


Philip, the presbyter Jerome’s best pupil, published a Commentary on Job, written in an unaffected style, I have read his Familiar letters, exceedingly witty, exhorting the endurance of poverty and sufferings. He died in the reign of Martianus and Avitus.

MLA Citation

  • Saint Jerome. “Philippus the presbyter”. Lives of Illustrious Men, with the Authors whom Gennadius Added after the Death of the Blessed Jerome, translated by Ernest Cushing Richardson. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 November 2014. Web. 4 August 2021. <>