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Abraham of Ephesus, St.

ABRAHAM OF EPHESUS, ST.

Bishop; d. either after 542 or 553. He built a religious house in Constantinople and another in Jerusalem; the former was known as the monastery of the Abrahamites, the latter as that of the Byzantines. He succeeded to the See of Ephesus as metropolitan of Asia, either in 542 after Hypatios, or in 553, after Andrew. Of his works, two homilies, important for the history of the liturgy are extant: one on the feast of the Annunciation (Euangelismos ) delivered on March 25 instead of the Sunday before Christmas according to earlier custom; the other, on the Presentation (Hypapante ).

Feast: Oct. 28.

Bibliography: Acta Sanctorum Oct. 12:757769. m. jugie, "Abraham d'Éphèse et ses écrits," Byzantinische Zeitschrift 22 (1913) 3759. j. l. baudot and l. chaussin, Vies des saints et des bienhereux selon l'ordre du calendrier avec l'historique des fêtes (Paris 193556) 10:929.

[b. l. marthaler]

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