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Abraham Ecchelensis

(or Echellensis, or Ekchellensis) (perhaps ca. 1599/1605–1664). B. Eckel (or Ekchel, or Hekel), (Mt.) Lebanon, Syria; educ. Maronite Coll., Rome; taught Oriental languages at the Coll. of the Propaganda (founded by Urban* VIII) at Rome and at the Collège royal at Paris. Works include writings on Oriental languages and ecclesiastical literature.

Dictionnaire d'Histoire et de Géographie Ecclésiastiques, I (1912), 169–171.

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