After a month or so of going through various patristic traditions on the Gospels, we see how the connection between the evangelist Mark, the Apostle Peter and Rome became conventional through constant repetition. But one of the last interesting developments are the traditions about the role of the evangelist Mark as the founding bishop and martyr of Alexendria. It is attested in Eusebius (H.E. 2.16), Jerome (De Vir Ill 8), John Chrysostom, the Latin Prologues, etc. Whether one accepts a historical core behind these traditions or approaches hagiographic stories with more scepticism, I know of no better source for introducing readers to all the African sources and traditions about this than Thomas C. Oden, The African Memory of Mark: Reasessing Early Church Tradition (Downer Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2011) (see also Birger Pearson, “Earliest Christianity in Egypt: Some Observations” in The Roots of Egyptian Christianity [Philadelphia: Fortress, 1986], especially pp. 137-145). I wrote a critical but I think ultimately appreciative review for the online journal Relegere and, fun fact, I noticed on the IVP website promoting the book I am cited as one of the endorsements.