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Catena Aurea COMMENTARY ON THE FOUR GOSPELS, COLLECTED OUT OF THE WORKS OF THE FATHERS BY S. THOMAS AQUINAS. Title Page: CATENA AUREA: COMMENTARY ON THE FOUR GOSPELS COLLECTED OUT OF THE WORKS OF THE FATHERS: VOLUMES 1 TO 4. CATENA AUREA: COMMENTARY ON THE FOUR GOSPELS COLLECTED. Catena Aurea — Luke (chs. ) [St. Thomas Aquinas] on *FREE * shipping on qualifying offers. Aquinas’ collection of Patristic marginal. The Catena on St. Luke differs from those on the three other Gospels, in its more frequent citations from the Greek writers. For besides the Commentaries of S.

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Gospel of Luke Status Editing. However cateba modern editions exist, and there are severe textual problems in editing them. Thomas organizes the texts so that it is clear what the Church Fathers thought about different passages in the gospel of Mark.

Catena (biblical commentary)

The earliest Greek catena is ascribed to Procopius of Gazain the first part of the sixth aueea. Finally, in response to homiletic and practical needs, there catnea, previous to the tenth century, a number of collections of moral sentences and paraenetic fragments, partly from Scripture and partly from the more famous ecclesiastical writers; sometimes one writer e.


The second volume of the Catena Aurea is St. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The quotations from the Church Fathers show the complexity of this beautiful gospel, guided into a unity of thought by the mind of St. Gregory of NazianzusBasil the Greatespecially John Chrysostom whom all the catenae-makers pillage freely furnishes the material.

For the Byzantine collections of ethical sentences and proverbs of Stobaeus Maximus Confessor, Antonius MelissaJohannes GeorgidesMacariusMichael Apostolios partly from Christian and partly cayena pagan sources, see Krumbacherpp.

The Western catenae have had less importance attached to them. Matthew; the latter scholar edited also similar collections of patristic excerpts on St. Thomas carefully selected and edited these quotations so that each work would be a united whole.

Thomas quotes from an array of the Latin Church Fathers as well as quoting from an unexpectedly large number of the Eastern Church Fathers.

The texts are mainly compiled from mainstream authors, wurea they often contain fragments of certain patristic writings now otherwise lost. Wright, de Lagarde, Martin, in Krumbacher, Thomas sheds the light of the Church Fathers on the gospel of Matthew.

It is a compilation of the thoughts of the Church Fathers on the four Gospels. Between the seventh and the tenth centuries Andreas Presbyter and Johannes Drungarius are the compilers of catenas to various Books of Scripture.

Catena Aurea

The carelessness of copyists, the use of ” sigla “, contractions for proper names, and the frequency of transcription, lukr naturally to much confusion. The Catena Aurea is one of St. Edited by Pearson, London, ; Amsterdam, Retrieved from ” https: As a gloss of the Gospels containing quotations from the Church Fathers of both the East and the West, arranged and selected by St.


An important collection of the Greek catenae on the New Testament is that of J. Translator s John Henry Parker. Source Texts Marietti edition. Cramer Catna, —44online at archive. Both before and after, however, the makers of catenae were numerous in the Greek Orient, mostly anonymous, and offering no other indication of their personality than the manuscripts of their excerpts.

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Gospel of Mark Status Editing. Thomas was careful to note his sources. From the sixteenth century to the nineteenth, various catenas were published. LoofsLeontius von Byzanz, Leipzig, Among the editors of Greek catenae akrea the Jesuit Balthasar Cordierwho published —47 collections of Greek patristic commentaries on St. See Catholic Encyclopedia article’s bibliography listed in the reference section below.

This volume of the Catena Aurea is St.

Gospel of Matthew Status Editing.