But according to the prevailing opinion, as represented in the first and third synoptists, the relationship was just the other way.
"The Unseen World and Other Essays" by John Fiske
The testimony of the Synoptists, Mark, Matthew, and Luke.
"A Harmony of the Gospels for Students of the Life of Christ" by Archibald Thomas Robertson
In the lists severally given by the Synoptists, Simon's name is always at the head.
"The Making of an Apostle" by R. J. Campbell
The third Synoptist does not even give these particulars.
"Supernatural Religion, Vol. II. (of III)" by Walter Richard Cassels
The first Synoptist found in Ps.
"Supernatural Religion, Vol. III. (of III)" by Walter Richard Cassels
As to the Baptist, in all three Synoptists, he baptizes Jesus, and in Mark i.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 4" by Various