Posted by Eric » 2 Comments »
In his Commentary on Jonah, Jerome refers (4:6) to “gourds of small cups/vessels” on which images of the Apostles are sketched:
Et revera in ipsis cucurbitis vasculorum, quas vulgo saucomarias vocant, solent apostolorum imagines adumbrari…
I’d never heard of such an object. Has anyone else, and can you point me to where I might go to find out more?