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A number of prolific writers were active in the Syrian Church of the 4th and 5th centuries. However, in some cases these writers are only accessible by virtue of sidelights thrown e.g. from Armenian and Latin translations (as is the case with "Eusebius of Emesa"); or, their works may be hidden under false attributions in Greek manuscripts (eg in: "Pseudo-Chrysostomica"--In fact belonging to "Severian of Gabala"); or, their relationship to the Syriac language and culture may be misrepresented in modern research (as for "Theodoret of Cyrrhus"). Since the 1.