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Nicholas Abram

Jesuit theologian, b. in 1589, at Xaronval, in Lorraine; d. 7 September, 1655

Abram, NICHOLAS, Jesuit theologian, b. in 1589, at Xaronval, in Lorraine; d. September 7, 1655. He taught rhetoric at Pont-a-Mousson, then engaged in missionary work, and finally taught theology at Pont-a-Mousson for seventeen years. His principal works are: (I) “Nonni Panopolitani Paraphrasis Sancti secundum Joannem Evangelii. Accesserunt Notae P. N. A., Soc. Jes.” (Paris, 1623); (2) “Commentarii in P. Virgilii Maronis Bucolica et Georgica. Accessit diatriba de quatuor fluviis et loco paradisi” (Pont-a-Mousson, 1633-35); (3) “Pharus Veteris Testamenti, sive sacrarum quaestionum libri XV. Quibus accesserunt ejusdem auctoris de veri tate et mendacio libri IV” (Paris, 1648). This is the principal exegetical work of Father N. Abram. His other works may be found in Sommervogel, II Bibliotheque de la compagnie de Jesus” (Brussels, 1890).


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