Abres bishop of Seleucia and patriarch, was ordained. at Antiochn. He was a pupil of Mares, and succeeded him. Bar-Hebraeus relates that he was a descendant of Joseph the carpenter, the father of James and Joses. According to Amru, Abres was ordained at Jerusalem by St. Simeon, the successor of St. James the Great.

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