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1. 'The Voice of One Calling in the Desert' 13 Epistularum ad diversos liber: Structure and Contents 13 Hieronymus eremita: The Textualized 'Saint' 20 Rhetoric and Reproach 25 An Ascetic Conversion Story in Letters 30 Introducing... Jerome 33 2. A Pope and His Scholar 43 Jerome on Damasus on Jerome: Revisionist Reminiscences 43 The Great Commission 48 The Correspondence: 'Hebrew Verity' and Ambrosiaster 53 3. Claiming Marcella 68 Ad Marcellam epistularum liber: Structure and Contents 68 Hagiography, Hermeneutics, Hebrew, and Heretics 71 Sealing a Spiritual and Scholarly Legacy 89 4. Expulsion from Rome 99 Theological Controversy 100 The Gathering Storm: Blesilla's Death 102 The Beginning of the End 105 The 'Disgrace of a False Charge' 106 Paula's Seducer? 110 The Case against Jerome: Trial and Conviction 114 Exile of a 'Prophet' 124 5. The Embattled Ascetic Sage 129 Jerome's Personal, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Profiles 130 Jerome's Spiritual Advice 144 Legitimization 166 6. The Exegetical Letters 168 Remembering Fabiola, Defending Hebrew Verity 171 From Bethlehem to the Furthest Reaches of Gaul 178 Ep. 120 to Hedibia (Bordeaux) 181 Ep. 121 to Algasia (Cahors?) 188 Cultivated Image 194 Conclusion 197 Appendices 205 Appendix I. Classifying the Letters: A New Taxonomy 207 Appendix II. Lost Letters of Jerome 220 Appendix III. The Manuscript Tradition 223 Bibliography 229