, in Milton's view, are CliffsNotes versions of the Fathers, adequate for lazy or elementary students but not for serious scholars of the Bible.
Thome assesses the Syriac translation by examining its relation to the catenae
and to other evidence in Syriac and Latin (6-7, 10-19).
15-173) prints all the references to 1 Corinthians preserved in Greek -- except those contained in the catenae
-- and classifies them as either citations, adaptations or allusions.
Karo-Lietzmann divided the catenae
on Genesis into three types.
Alexander's edition of Gregory of Nyssa was followed by the Tura papyrus of Didymus the Blind, the catenae
of Procopius and the 'Three Fathers', and Strothmann's editions of Theodore of Mopsuestia and other Syriac materials (unfortunately not accessible to Labate: p.
Scholars working on the catenae
to Ecclesiastes (in which many of the scolia contained in the Paris manuscript are incorporated) had come to different conclusions about the authorship of some of them, and about the extent of Evagrius' work.