David (2)

David (Maronite archbishop, A.D. 1053) OF MOUNT LIBANUS, wrote an Epistle to Arsenius concerning the Melchite and Maronite sects; also a Treatise on the opinions of the Eastern Christians, part of which was published by Abraham Ecchelensis (a Roman Maronite), Antiq. Orient. p. 459 (London, 1682). In the year 1059, at the request of the abbot Joseph, he translated from Syriac into Arabic the Constitutiones Ecclesiae Maronitarum, in seventeen chapters (see Abraham Ecchelensis, Not. ad Catalog. Hebedjesu, n. 5). — Clarke, Succ. of Sacred Literature, 2:605. SEE MARONITES.

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