Cain - ܩܐܝܢ


Cain is a biblical figure, the brother of Abel whose history is the subject of Cain and Abel (text) [] , a work surviving in at least 1 manuscript:
  • ms Berlin, Königliche Bibliothek, syr. 57 (Sachau 174-176), f. 148a-150a
  • .


    • ܩܐܝܢ1
    • Cain
    • Cain2
    • Caïn1
    • Qāʾēn
    • Qāʾēn1

    Works Cited

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    • 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 735, 868.Link to Bibliographic Record
    • 2 Sergey Minov (ed.), A Comprehensive Bibliography on Syriac Christianity (The Center for the Study of Christianity, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2013), entry: Cain.Link to Bibliographic Record

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    Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Cain — ܩܐܝܢ ” in last modified August 17, 2016,


    Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Cain — ܩܐܝܢ .” In , edited by David A. Michelson and Nathan P. Gibson., edited by David A. Michelson., 2016-. Entry published August 17, 2016.

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