Christian Cyclopedia

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(chain). Commentary composed of extracts from different authors elucidating a text, esp. the Bible. This type of commentary dates from the 5th c. to the close of the Middle Ages. Many extracts of otherwise unknown works have thus been preserved. See also Florilegium; Patristics, 2, 7; Procopius of Gaza.

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