The Catena in Marcum: A Byzantine Anthology of Early Commentary on Mark
The Catena in Marcum commonly attributed to Victor of Antioch, is the earliest anthology of patristic commentary on the gospel according to St Mark. Its compilation dates from the end of the fifth century and the beginning of the sixth century. Providing the first extended English translation, this book identifies the range of patristic sources employed by the editors, and the historiographical, literary and dogmatic concerns which informed the editing and compilation of this important text. It provides an invaluable resource for those interested in the history and development of the interpretation of Mark.
Chapter One Patristic Exegesis and the Theological Interpretation of Scripture
Chapter Two The Catena in Marcum
Chapter Three Commentary Anthology and the Scholastic Tradition
Chapter Four Let the Reader Understand
Chapter Five The Discrepancies between the Gospels
Chapter Six Who do you say that I am?
Chapter Seven Conclusion
Part II The Catena in Marcum
Chapter Headings for the Gospel according to Mark Chapter Headings for the Gospel according to Mark
The Hypothesis Saint Cyril of Alexandria On the Gospel according to Saint Mark
The Gospel According to Mark
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