Nicasius from France, Marcus from Calabria, Capito from Sicily, Eustorgius from Milan where a venerable church is still dedicated to his memory Domnus of Stridon in Pannonia were the less conspicuous deputies of the western provinces. But there were five men whose presence must have been full of interest to their Eastern brethren.
Now, it is no longer so. Not only among the Christians, but among the monks are to be found a multitude of the wise, the noble and the rich." Near to the very year that Athanasius came to Rome, or about 340 A.D., Jerome was born at Stridon, in Dalmatia, in what is now called the Austro-Hungarian monarchy. His parents were modestly wealthy and were slaveholders.