diatesseron


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diatesseron

Obsolete Pharmacy. a mixture of four medicines in syrup or honey.
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Moreover, although it was once suggested that the CPA Gospels show influence from Tatian's Diatessaron (Matthew Black, "The Palestinian Syriac Gospels and the Diatesseron," Oriens Christianus 36 [1941]: 101-11), the discovery in 1957, 1984, and 1986 of portions of Chester Beatty MS 709 containing Ephrem's Commentary on the Diatessaron has opened new possibilities for research into the relationship between Syriac and CPA.
While mention is made of the Heliand (255), no references are made of other material of a similar nature: Tatian's Diatesseron (first half ninth century), the Bible of Ebo of Rheims (written sometime between 816 and 835), the Evangelienbuch of Otfrid of Weissenburg (ca.
B 115 diagram diatesseron in sesquialtera: <tonus> in sesquioctava
85-115) to review the work of the ninth-century Mamluk scholar al-Biqa'i, who used several Gospel texts in his commentary on the Quran to create his own Arabic Islamic Diatesseron. While the authors do not delve into al-Biqa'Ts possible sources, they do provide an appendix (pp.
Tatian in the Diatesseron mistakenly tried to harmonize the Gospels into a single whole.
In part, Heracleon demonstrates the same concern for a single account of the Savior's mission that led Tatian to produce the Diatesseron.