The Catena in Marcum (Hardcover)

A Byzantine Anthology of Early Commentary on Mark (Texts and Editions for New Testament Study #6)

By Will Lamb

Brill, 9789004224315, 510pp.

Publication Date: April 19, 2012

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Description

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.



About the Author

William R. S. Lamb, is Vice-Principal and Tutor in New Testament Studies, Westcott House, Cambridge andan Affiliated Lecturer, Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge.