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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An important collection of the Greek catenae on the New Testament is that of J. Between the seventh and the tenth centuries Andreas Presbyter and Johannes Drungarius are the compilers of catenas to various Books of Scripture.

Catena (biblical commentary)

Source Texts Marietti edition. Edited by Cardinal Mai in Scriptor. They were used at the Council of Chalcedon inat the Fifth General Council inalso apropos of Iconoclasm in the Seventh General Council in ; and among the Greeks such compilations, like the exegetical catenae, did not cease until late in the Middle Ages.

See also the twenty-eight volumes of the Migne commentary in his “Scripturae sacrae cursus completus” Paris, — He was imitated by Rhabanus Maurus wurea.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In the West, Primasius of Adrumentum in the former Roman province of Africa in the sixth century compiled the first catena from Latin commentators.

However no modern editions exist, and there are severe textual problems in editing them. The second volume of the Catena Aurea is St. From the sixteenth century to the nineteenth, various catenas were published.


Similar compilations were also made in the Syriac and Coptic Churches. Cramer Oxford, —44online at archive. This volume of the Catena Aurea is St. It is a compilation of the thoughts of the Church Fathers on the four Gospels. As a gloss of the Gospels containing quotations from the Church Fathers of both the East and the West, arranged and selected by St.

Thomas organizes the texts so that it is clear what the Church Fathers thought about different passages in the gospel of Mark. In a manner uncommon for an author of his time, St. Similar collections of Greek patristic utterances were constructed for dogmatic purposes. For the Byzantine collections of ethical sentences and proverbs of Stobaeus Maximus Confessor, Antonius MelissaJohannes GeorgidesMacariusMichael Apostolios partly from Christian and partly from pagan sources, see Krumbacherpp.

Towards the end of the eleventh century Nicetas of Heraclea produces a great number of catenae.

See Catholic Encyclopedia article’s bibliography listed in the reference section below. Translator s John Henry Parker.

Catena Aurea on Luke – Patristic Bible Commentary

Gospel of John Status Editing. Edited by Pearson, London, ; Amsterdam, The Western catenae have had less importance attached to them.

Thomas carefully selected and edited these quotations so that each work would be a united whole. Nicolai, Paris,3 vols. 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. The oldest of these dogmatic compilations, attributed to the latter part of the seventh century, is the “Antiquorum Patrum doctrina de Verbi incarnatione”. Thomas was careful to note his sources.


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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.

Aurra text of these ancient compilations is often in a dubious state, and the authors of most of them are catenq one of the principal difficulties in their use is the uncertainty concerning the correctness of the names to which the excerpts are attributed. Thomas, the Catena Aurea is a rare aid for studying scripture. LoofsLeontius von Byzanz, Leipzig, This page was last edited on cztena Septemberat Thomas quotes from an array of the Latin Church Fathers as well as quoting from an unexpectedly large number of the Eastern Church Fathers.

Translator s John Henry Newman. Gospel of Matthew Status Editing. Retrieved from ” https: The final volume in the Catena Aurea explores the meaning of the gospel of John.

wurea Among the editors of Greek catenae was the Jesuit Balthasar Cordierwho published —47 collections of Greek patristic commentaries on St. The carelessness of copyists, the use of ” sigla “, contractions for proper names, and the frequency of transcription, led naturally to much confusion.

The Catena Aurea is one of St. Gospel of Luke Cateha Editing. Gregory of NazianzusBasil the Greatespecially John Chrysostom whom all the catenae-makers pillage freely furnishes the material.

Wright, de Lagarde, Martin, in Krumbacher,