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This is pronounced "Heer-row-num-us." In the Roman Catholic Church, he was one of the great Fathers who translated scriptures from Greek and Hebrew to Latin.
-- Tbird  8/4/2005
Hieronymus Bosch (1450 - 1516) is a widely celebrated Dutch painter (from the small town s'Hertogenbosch, from which he adopted his surname). His art is considered late Gothic - early Renaissance. Overwhelmingly religious in theme, his works are imaginative, symbolic in nature and often disturbing. Bosch had a truly unique artistic vision.
-- Anonymous User  2/19/2006
Hieronymus Bosch's real name was Jerome van Aken. He personally spelt Hieronymus as 'Jheronimus'.
-- Anonymous User  9/24/2011
What a mouthful. Poor kid.
-- Keladry  9/29/2008
The German pronunciation is hee-RO-nee-muws. [noted -ed]
-- mafiosa  8/7/2009
In the TV series "Lost," this is the middle name of the character Charlie Pace.
-- thefancyapple  4/10/2010
There is a female form of this name: Hieronyma.
-- bellehime  6/11/2013
Sounds too close to "anonymous".
-- Anonymous User  4/12/2014

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