Texts prefixed to the Pauline epistles in many manuscripts

Catholic Encyclopedia. . 2006.

     Catholic_Encyclopedia Peregrinus
    The canons of Priscillian, prefixed to the Epistles of St. Paul in many (chiefly Spanish) Manuscripts, are preceded by an introduction headed "Proœmium sancti Peregrini episcopi in epistolas Pauli Apostoli",in which it is explained that the canons were not written by St. Jerome but by Priscillian, and that they are given in an expurgated edition. The prologue of Priscillian himself to his canons follows; it shows none of the characteristics of style found in the tractates of Priscillian; it has presumably been rewritten by Peregrinus, if the tractates are genuine.
    The Codex Gothicus of the cathedral of Leon contains a prayer, and the words "et Peregrini f. o karissimi memento". The preface of St. Jerome to his lost translation of the Books of Solomon from the Septuagint occurs in some Manuscripts after his preface to his translation of those books from the Hebrew; in most of these Manuscripts (Spanish, or under Spanish influence) a note is appended explaining that both prefaces are given because, to the Vulgate text which follows, there have been added in the margin the additions found in the Septuagint; then come the words "et idcirco qui legis semper Peregrini memento". The Stowe codex of St. John also has a subscription, in which the writer describes himself as "Sonid Peregrinus". Sonid is said to be Celtic for a warrior; it reminds us of "Vincentius", and St. Vincent of Lerins in fact wrote his Commonitorium under the pseudonym of Peregrinus. But he cannot be identified with the Spanish Peregrinus, as he was not a bishop. The latter has been identified by Schepss, Berger, Fritsche, and Künstle with Bachiarius, a Spaniard who left his country, and is fond of speaking of his peregrinatio; he was accused of Priscillianism, and defended his own orthodoxy; but he was a monk, and we do not know that he ever became a bishop. It is however most probable that the Spanish Peregrinus lived at the beginning of the fifth century, and he cannot be later than the eighth. Künstle is wrong in attributing to him the Pseudo-Jerome's prologue to the Catholic Epistles.
    SCHEPSS, Priscilliani quœ supersunt, C. S. E. L., XVIII (Vienna, 1889), 179; BERGER, Histoire de la Vulgate (Paris, 1893); FRITSCHE in Zeitschr. für Kirchengesch., XVII (1897), 212; KÜNSTLE, Das Comma Johanneum (Freiburg im Br., 1905); CHAPMAN, Early history of the Vulgate Gospels (Oxford, 1908).
    Transcribed by Douglas J. Potter Dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ

The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume VIII. — New York: Robert Appleton Company. . 1910.

Catholic encyclopedia.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Peregrinus — (lateinisch für „fremd, ausländisch, Fremder“, Ursprung des deutschen „Pilger“ ) steht für Falco peregrinus lateinischer Name des Wanderfalken Peregrinus (Recht) römischer Rechtsbegriff, Bürgerschaftsfremder, d.h. Freier ohne römisches… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Peregrinus — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Peregrinus fue un término utilizado en el Imperio Romano, desde el 30 a.C. hasta el 212 para denotar a un sujeto provincial libre en el imperio, pero que no era un ciudadano romano. Los peregrini constituían la vasta …   Wikipedia Español

  • Peregrīnus [1] — Peregrīnus (lat.), Fremder, Ausländer. Daher [821] Peregriniren, auswärts reisen; daher Peregrination, Wanderung, Aufenthalt in der Fremde. Peregrinität, Fremdenthum, Fremdartigkeit, Ausländerei. Peregrinomanie, Reiselust …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Peregrīnus [2] — Peregrīnus, 1) P. Proteus, Kyniker, geb. zu Anfang des 2. Jahrh. n. Chr. zu Parion in Mysien, ein Schwärmer, irrte unstet umher u. lebte meist von Almosen; er wurde in Palästina Christ u. schr. Mehres über den gekreuzigten Heiland, weshalb er… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Peregrīnus — (lat.), der Fremde, Ausländer; Peregrination, Wandern, Aufenthalt in der Fremde; Peregrinität, das Fremdsein …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • peregrinus — index alien, foreign Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Peregrinus, S. (2) — 2S. Peregrinus (30. Jan., al. 18. Aug., 30 Dec.), ein Bekenner zu Caltabellota an dem Flusse gl. N. in Sicilien. Nach einer Sicilianischen Legende war der hl. Peregrinus von Geburt ein Grieche, u. von dem hl. Petrus nach Sicilien geschickt, um… …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

  • PEREGRINUS — I. PEREGRINUS Consul cum Aemiliano, an. Urb. Cond. 99. II. PEREGRINUS Guilielmus, vide ibi. III. PEREGRINUS Landenbergius, ab Albesto Imperatore Underwaldiis praefectus impositus, Henricô Melchtaliô duriter habitô, quippe cui oculos eruit,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Peregrinus, S. (3) — 3S. Peregrinus Conf. (10. Febr.). Dieser hl. Bekenner wird zu Piacenza in Italien verehrt. Das Brevier dieser Kirche sagt von ihm Folgendes: Peregrinus, schon in alten Zeiten berühmt, gehört zu denjenigen, welche zu Piacenza mit Verkündigung des… …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

  • Peregrinus, S. (10) — 10S. Peregrinus M. (16. Mai). Dieser heil. Diakon und Martyrer bekehrte in der Stadt Ancona und Umgebung viele Juden und Heiden zum Christenthum. Der Statthalter Amolinus ließ ihn auf alle mögliche Weise martern, und da weder eiserne Krallen noch …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.