The Nuttall Encyclopedia
The second son of Adam and Eve; slain by his brother. The death of Abel is the subject of a poem by Gessner and a tragedy by Legouvé.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Abel'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/a/abel.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.