Their school at Resaina is known from the name of Sergius, one of the first of these translators, in the days of Justinian; and from their monasteries at Kinnesrin (Chalcis) issued numerous versions of the introductory treatises of the Aristotelian logic. To the Isagoge of Porphyry, the Categories and the Hernieneutica of Aristotle, the labours of these Syrian schoolmen were confined.
ST SERGIUS, generally associated with St Bacchus, one of the most celebrated martyrs of Christian antiquity.
In 353 we find a church of St Sergius at Eitha, in Batanaea (Waddington, Inscriptions de Syrie, n.
In the 6th century St Sergius was honoured in the West (Gregory of Tours, De gloria martyrusn, 96).