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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Views Read Edit View history. The third volume moves to the compilation of the writings of the Church Fathers concerning the aurda of Luke. Matthew; the latter scholar edited also similar collections of patristic excerpts on St. This volume of the Catena Aurea is St. This page was last edited on 26 Septemberat Such collections are not so numerous as the Scriptural or even the dogmatic catenae.

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The Catena Aurea is one of St. Gospel of Matthew Status Editing. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. catenq

Thomas, the Catena Aurea is a rare aid for studying scripture. From the sixteenth century to the nineteenth, various catenas were published. 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.


Finally, in response to homiletic and practical needs, there appeared, 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 earliest Greek catena is ascribed to Procopius of Gazain the first part of the sixth century. As a gloss of the Gospels containing quotations caetna the Church Fathers of both the East and the West, arranged and selected by St. The final volume in the Catena Aurea explores the meaning of the catenq of John. Edited by Pearson, London, ; Amsterdam, Thomas sheds the light of the Church Fathers on the gospel of Matthew.

LoofsLeontius von Byzanz, Leipzig, In the West, Primasius of Adrumentum in the former Roman province of Africa in the sixth century compiled the first catena from Latin commentators. Source Texts Marietti edition. Gregory of NazianzusBasil the Greatespecially John Chrysostom whom all the catenae-makers pillage freely furnishes the material.

Thomas organizes the texts so that it is clear what the Church Fathers thought about different passages in the gospel of Mark. Edited by Cardinal Mai in Scriptor.

Translator s John Henry Parker. The oldest of these dogmatic compilations, attributed to the latter part of the seventh century, is the “Antiquorum Patrum doctrina de Verbi incarnatione”.

Catena Aurea

Aursa Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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. Between the seventh and the tenth aursa Andreas Presbyter and Johannes Drungarius are the compilers of catenas to various Books of Scripture.


A catena from Latin catenaa chain is a form of biblical commentary, verse by verse, made up entirely of excerpts from earlier Biblical commentatorseach introduced with the name of the author, and with such minor adjustments of words to allow the whole to form a continuous commentary.

In a manner uncommon for an author of his time, St. The most famous of the medieval Latin compilations of this kind is that of Thomas Aquinasgenerally known as the Catena aurea Golden chain and containing excerpts from some eighty Greek and Latin commentators on lkke Gospels.

Among the editors of Greek lluke was the Jesuit Balthasar Cordierwho published —47 collections of Greek patristic commentaries on St. Thomas was careful to note his sources.

Similar collections of Greek patristic utterances were constructed for dogmatic purposes. He was imitated by Rhabanus Maurus d.

Gospel of John Status Editing. Wright, de Lagarde, Martin, in Krumbacher, Nicolai, Paris,3 vols. Thomas lukw from an array of the Latin Church Fathers as well as quoting from an unexpectedly large number of the Eastern Church Fathers. The quotations from the Church Fathers show the complexity of this beautiful gospel, guided into a unity of thought by the mind of St.