Doctrine of Addai
The Doctrine of Addai is a Syriac Christian text, perhaps written about 400, which recites the Legend of the Image of Edessa as well as the legendary works of Addai and his disciple Mari in Mesopotamia.
The story of how King Abgar and Jesus had corresponded was first recounted in the 4th century by the church historian Eusebius of Caesarea in his Ecclesiastical History (i.13 and iii.1) and it was retold in elaborated form by Ephrem the Syrian.
- Catholic Encyclopedia: Legend of Abgar
- Doctrine of Addai (text, in English)
- Catholic Encyclopedia: Doctrine of Addai
- THE DOCTRINE OF ADDAI, THE APOSTLE, BY GEORGE PHILLIPS, D.D., PRESIDENT OF QUEENS' COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE. London: TRÜBNER & CO., LUDGATE HILL. 1876
- The Doctrina Addai as a Paradigm of Christian Thought in Edessa in the Fifth Century, by Sidney H. Griffith, Institute of Christian Oriental Research, Catholic University of America
- Possible historical traces in the Doctrina Addai, by Ilaria Ramelli, Catholic University of Milan
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