catena

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a chain of connected ideas or passages or objects so arranged that each member is closely related to the preceding and following members (especially a series of patristic comments elucidating Christian dogma)

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Thome assesses the Syriac translation by examining its relation to the catenae and to other evidence in Syriac and Latin (6-7, 10-19).
Part 2 turns to the Syriac version and the catenae.
In a fascinating essay entitled "The Origin and Function of the Pre-Markan Miracle Catenae," Achtemeier tries to show that the pre-Markan Jesus was understood as a Hellenistic theios aner (divine man).
remedies this by comparing Chrysostom to his predecessors and contemporaries, making effective use of recently edited Greek catenae.