In contrast to celebrated leaders such as Ambrose, Jerome, Augustine, or Paulinus of Nola
, the supporters of Pelagius viewed wealth as simply evil, good "for one thing only--to be renounced.
THE woven crown of thorny branches that were placed on the head of Christ - in mockery of his title as "King of the Jews" - first appeared as a relic in the writings of St Paulinus of Nola
When Jerome foreswore Origenism, it led to a violent rupture with Rufinus, despite the attempted conciliations by Augustine and Paulinus of Nola
Here the epithalamium written by Paulinus of Nola
for Julian's marriage to Titia is the principal source and foreshadows many features of Julian's later life and thought.
For both Prudentius and Paulinus of Nola
used cantilena to describe the activity of old women.
His last years were saddened by the action of his favorite and most outstanding pupil, Paulinus of Nola
(later bishop and saint), who deserted literature for a life of Christian retirement.
The brief sketches of Paulinus of Nola
and Martin of Tours focus more on their lives than their monastic doctrine.
Rufinus also composed a Commentary on the 12 Patriarchs of Genesis 49 at the behest of Paulinus of Nola
These include the wealthy Latin patron Paulinus of Nola
(Italy), two anonymous members of the Pachomian monasteries in Egypt, and the Egyptian archimandrite Shenoute.
Paulinus of Nola
, for instance, affirms in one of his letters that anyone studying pagan literature and philosophy (and, indeed, all things temporal) must exceed the caution practiced by Ulysses.
The case of Augustine comes to mind; but in the heady days of the late-fourth century, the conversion that made headlines was that of Augustine's contemporary, Paulinus of Nola
197-230)--with the common theme of the influence of Christ on the life and devotion of Paulinus of Nola
, as expressed in his writings and his understanding of the ascetic character of Christian literature and its relation to traditional and contemporary pagan composition.