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His literary work, in large part lost, is thought to have included a Syriac version of the OT, biblical commentaries, ecclesiastical canons, synodal letters (some of which are preserved in the Synodicon Orientale), liturgical hymns and homilies (“Abdīšo,” Catalogo di scrittori ecclesiastici, ch. 58, in BO III, I 74-81). Despite the extensive loss, his literary activity can be reconstructed from the work of his disciples. From their writings we know that he gave significant impetus to a literary genre typical of the Persian church, whose roots can be traced to *Narsai and *Jacob of Sarug: the “explanations” or “causes,” treatises aimed at illustrating the rationale for liturgical celebrations, the *sacraments and the underlying theology of the latter—a theology that, being rooted in the liturgy, was more developed in its historical-salvific dimension than in a more technical *christological or *trinitarian dimension.
Dei XV, et Abel: CahCiv Médiévale 1 (1958) 194-199; A. Ferrua, Cata18,2; XVIII, 51,2). The prayer Supra quae of the combe sconosciute. Una pinacoteca del IV secolo sotto la Via Roman canon mentions the sacrifice of Abel, along Latina, Florence 1990; TIP 91-92. G. Santagata with *Abraham and *Melchizedek. 1:7 ABELITES ABELITES. *Augustine (De haer. 87) describes Abelites as a sect that he knew to be active in the countryside around Hippo but that became extinct in 428 with the conversion of its last followers to the Catholic Church.
24; De bono pat. 10; which Abel and Cain are portrayed, with their Hom. Clem. , Exhort. virg. 6,36). ), *Athanasius considered parents, who are seated on a rock. The two broththe figure of Abel as the martyr for orthodox doc- ers also appear in the Pentateuch of Ashburnham trine (De decr. Nyc. : PG 25, 432). The Fathers (Paris, Bibl. , fol. , In Gen. plow, intent on his work in the fields. The latter is hom. , also depicted in the same manuscript (Paris, Bibl. Quaest. in Gen. , nouv. acqu. lat.
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