Definition for damasus (2 of 2)
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To him Damasus entrusted the revision of the Latin text of the Bible and other works of religious erudition.
Damasus showed great zeal in discovering the tombs of martyrs, adorning them with precious marbles and monumental inscriptions.
It appears first spelled pappas, and applied to Damasus, in the margin of an inscription by that bishop, in honour of Eusebius.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
To the official support, which never failed him, Damasus endeavoured to join the popular sympathy.
This council had brought to Rome the learned monk Jerome, for whom Damasus showed great esteem.