244. Cyril Bishop of Hah (1333)

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Cyril Bishop of Hah

He is Cyril Shimun Alini of Tur Abdin, bishop of Hah. He was still living in 1333 and may have lived until the middle of the fourteenth century. He wrote a lengthy liturgy in forty-two pages, beginning thus: “O Eternal God who art above all,”486 and followed it by an excellent husoyo beginning with, “Praise to the only Father the holy”487 and a third husoyo for the Thursday of the Palm Sunday week, beginning thus, “Praise to the Almighty and powerful.”