Definition of Diatessaron

1. n. The interval of a fourth.



Definition of Diatessaron

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Diatessaron

1. 1. The interval of a fourth. 2. A continuous narrative arranged from the first four books of the new Testament. 3. An electuary compounded of four medicines. Origin: L, fr. Gr. (sc); through +, gen. Of four (sc). Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diatessaron

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diastral
diastrophic
diastrophic dwarfism
diastrophically
diastrophism
diastrophisms
diastyle
diastyles
diasystem
diasystemic
diasystems
diataxia
diatela
diatessaron (current term)
diatessarons
diathermal
diathermancy
diathermanism
diathermanous
diathermic
diathermic therapy
diathermies
diathermocoagulation
diathermometer
diathermous
diathermy
diathermy machine
diatheses

Literary usage of Diatessaron

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"The oldest trustworthy report of the diatessaron of Tatian is contained in Eusebius (Hist eccl., IV., xxix. 6), but the character of the description implies ..."

2. The Methodist Review (1891)
"It is not at all likely that Tatian composed his diatessaron before the death of Justin Martyr and his own return to Syria or Assyria, his native land. ..."

3. The Expositor edited by William Robertson Nicoll, Samuel Cox, James Moffatt (1882)
"PROFESSOR ZAHN ON TATIAN'S diatessaron. THE results of Dr. Zahn's investigations of which an account was given in the last article on this subject are, ..."

4. An Introduction to the Geography of the New Testament, Comprising a Summary by Lant Carpenter (1811)
"D. An arrangement of the sections of White's diatessaron, framed to adapt that work to the view ... diatessaron 16—19. Part II. To the commencement of his ..."

5. Notes on the Early History of the Vulgate Gospels by John Chapman (1908)
"The Gospels in it are arranged in a diatessaron, and this arrangement has produced considerable mixture in the passages from the ..."

6. Encyclopaedia Biblica: A Critical Dictionary of the Literary Political and by Thomas Kelly Cheyne, John Sutherland Black (1907)
"A third theory, that the diatessaron was a purely Syriac work, ... The diatessaron undoubtedly contained extracts from the 'last twelve verses' of Mk.,1 ..."

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