Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)/Nicholas Abram

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Abram, Nicholas, Jesuit theologian, born in 1589, at Xaronval, in Lorraine; died 7 September, 1655. He taught rhetoric at Pont-à-Mousson, then engaged in missionary work, and finally taught theology at Pont-à-Mousson for seventeen years. His principal works are: (1) "Nonni Panopolitani Paraphrasis Sancti secundum Joannem Evangelii. Accesserunt Notæ P.N.A., Soc. Jes." (Paris, 1623); (2) "Commentarii in P. Virgilii Maronis Bucolica et Georgica. Accessit diatriba de quatuor fluviis et loco paradisi" (Pont-à-Mousson, 1633–35); (3) "Pharus Veteris Testamenti, sive sacrarum quæstionum libri XV. Quibus accesserunt ejusdem auctoris de veritate et mendacio libri IV" (Paris, 1648). This is the principal exegetical work of Father N. Abram. His other works may he found in Sommervogel "Bibliothèque de la compagnie de Jésus" (Brussels, 1890).

Bibliotheca scriptorum S.J. (Rome, 1676); Dom Calmet, Bibliothèque de Lorraine (Nancy, 1751); Mangenot in Vig., Dict. de la Bible (Paris, 1895).