Letter 23 to Sulpicius Severus
Victor, a monk from the monastery of Primuliacum, visits Nola. Paulinus values him very highly. Victor cuts Paulinus' hair
10. To the flesh as though a razor shaved them.
Paulinus further adds that in general
24. Hair is unbecoming to a man, but a glory to a woman.
(trans. Walsh 1966: 2.12 and 2.27)