Real life cam mark
If Mark came to Rome at this time, he was probably there when St. Turning to 1 Peter , we read: "The Church that is in Babylon, elected together with you, saluteth you, and (so doth) Mark my son" (Markos, o huios aou).
This letter was addressed to various Churches of Asia Minor (1 Peter 1:1), and we may conclude that Mark was known to them.
The term need not be taken to imply more than affectionate regard for a younger man, who had long ago sat at Peter's feet in Jerusalem, and whose mother had been the Apostle's friend (Acts ). Peter also mentions this Mark in his First Epistle, while referring figuratively to Rome under the title of Babylon" (Illustrious Men 8), is supported by all the early Father who refer to the subject. Peter at a time when he was widely known to the Churches of Asia Minor. On the assumption that the founder of the Church of Alexandria was identical with the companion of Paul and Barnabas, we find him at Jerusalem and Antioch about A. 46 (Acts ), in Salamis about 47 (Acts 13:5), at Antioch again about 49 or 50 (Acts -9), and when he quitted Antioch, on the separation of Paul and Barnabas, it was not to Alexandria but to Cyprus that he turned (Acts ). 50 and 60, a period during which the New Testament is silent in regard to St. In the preface to his Gospel in manuscripts of the Vulgate, Mark is represented as having been a Jewish priest: "Mark the Evangelist, who exercised the priestly office in Israel, a Levite by race". Later tradition, however, makes Mark one of the seventy-two disciples, and St.
Then came the christian men and bare it away, and buried it in the church, with great joy, honour, and reverence.
He was of so great humility that he did cut off his thumb because he would be no priest, for he judged himself not worthy thereto; but the ordinance of God and of S. Then he took a little clay and spittle and meddled them together and laid it on the wound, and anon he was whole. When the men of the town heard say that there was a man come from Galilee, that despised and defended the sacrifices of idols, they began await how they might deliver him to death. Mark espied that, he made his shoemaker, which was named Anian, bishop of Alexandria, and he himself went to Pentapolin whereas he was two years, and after, came again to Alexandria and found then there the town full of christian men, and the bishops of the idols awaited for to take him. Mark sang mass, they assembled all and put a cord about his neck, and after, drew him throughout the city, and said: Let us draw the bubale to the place of bucale.
When the shoemaker saw this miracle he brought him into his house and demanded him what he was, and from whence he came. Mark that he was the servant of Jesu Christ, and he said: I would fain see him. And the blood ran upon the stones, and his flesh was torn piecemeal that it lay upon the pavement all bebled.
In calling Mark his "son", Peter may possibly imply that he had baptized him, though in that case teknon might be expected rather than huios (cf.
1 Corinthians ; 1 Timothy 1:2, 18; 2 Timothy 1:2; 2:1; Titus 1:4; Philemon 10). Evang."), and is suggested by the Muratorian Fragment.