Boško Erić

The Abel’s Life written in the Syriac: Introduction, Translation, Commentaries and Theological Analysis

pages: 51-70


This article aims to make the acquaintance to readers of almost unknown Abel’s Life that is saved in the Syriac language, and probably originally written on it, as well as its theological background. By a brief introduction, translation of Life form the syriac source and his theological analysis, it can be seen how the author of Lives, certain Simah, used a biblical story as a basis to bring out his faith that the entire history is christocentric. According to him, all the righteous men from the time of creation of the world and man, participate in Christ’s event of the Cross and the Resurrection.






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