Abraham, Nicolas

Abraham, Nicolas a learned Roman Catholic. writer, was born in the diocese of Toul, in Lorraine in 1589. He entered the Society of Jesus in 1609, and took the fourth oath in 1623. After teaching belles-lettres, he was (in 1653) made divinity professor in the University of Pont-a-Mousson, which position he retained until his death, Sept. 7, 1655. He wrote, Pharus Veteris Testamenti, sire Sacrarum Qucestionum Libri XV (Paris, 1648): Epitome Rudimentorum Lingue-Hebraice; Versibus Latinis Breviter 'et 'Dilucide Comprehensa .(Pont-a-Mousson. 1645; Dijon, 1651). He also edited Nonni Panopolit. Paraphrasis in. Evangel. Johannis (Paris, 1623). He composed many other works, a list of which may be found in Sotwell, Bibliotheca Script. Soc. Jes. in Bayle; and in the large Bibliotheque Ecclesiastique, 1, 33. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v. Jocher,

Allgemeines Gelehrten-Lexikon, s.v.; Winer, Handbuch der theol. Lit. 1,195, 898. (B. P.)

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