diatessaron

(redirected from Diatesaron)

di·a·tes·sa·ron

 (dī′ə-tĕs′ər-ən)
n.
The four Gospels combined into a single narrative.

[Middle English, interval of a fourth, from Latin diatessarōn, made of four, from Greek dia tessarōn, out of four : dia, according to; see dia- + tessarōn, genitive of tessares, four; see kwetwer- in Indo-European roots.]
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diatessaron

(ˌdaɪəˈtɛsəˌrɒn)
n
1. (Music, other) music (in classical Greece) the interval of a perfect fourth
2. (Bible) a conflation of the four Gospels into a single continuous narrative
[C14: from Late Latin, from Greek dia tessarōn khordōn sumphōnia concord through four notes, from dia through + tessares four]
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La tercera parte, <<Coherencia>>, contiene otros dos capitulos, uno sobre <<El Diatesaron y el Tetraeuangelion>> y otro sobre <<La teofania de Jos 5,13-15>>.
Hace un listado de terminos que atanen a la teoria tonal, es decir, sobre la distancia entre los sonidos musicales: cismas, comas, semitonos, diatesaron (intervalo de cuarta), consonancia, temple, segunda, proporcion; los nombres de las notas musicales: ut, re, mi, fa, sol, la; habla tambien de sesquioctava, sesquinona, por citar algunos.
En cuanto al tercer criterio (historia de interpretacion), Painter menciona que en el Diatesaron hay evidencia de que cristianos antiguos relacionaron Gn 2,7 con Jn 9.