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The Catena in Marcum: A Byzantine Anthology of Early Commentary on Mark
     

The Catena in Marcum: A Byzantine Anthology of Early Commentary on Mark

by Will Lamb
 

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

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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.

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From the Publisher
'We congratulate Lamb for attempting to re-establish the significance of this catena and for promoting it to stand alongside modern scholarship's endeavours at the writing of commentaries.'
J.K. Elliott, Novum Testamentum 55 (2013)

This is a fine book…This book should be consulted by anybody interested in the interpretation and reception of the Gospel of Mark, and is a model of the highest standards of scholarly research.
Paul Foster, Journal for the Study of the New Testament 35.5 (2013)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004224315
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
04/19/2012
Series:
Texts and Editions for New Testament Study Series
Pages:
510
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

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

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