Saint Ephrem's Commentary on Tatian's Diatessaron: An English Translation of Chester Beatty Syriac MS 709

Front Cover
Oxford University Press, 1993 - Religion - 381 pages
This is the first English translation of the commentary by fourth century A.D. theologian Ephrem the Syrian on the Diatessaron--a Gospel woven from the text of the four Gospels, which predates our earliest evidence of the official Syriac translation of the New Testament. The translation fills a gap in scholarship and will be appreciated by patristics and biblical scholars, hagiographers, and historians of Christianity.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Bibliography
345
Index of Biblical References
353
Index of Modern Authors
371
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1993)

Carmel McCarthy is at University College, Dublin.

Bibliographic information