Clement of Llanthony’s Gospel Harmony and Augustine’s "De Consensu Evangelistarum"

Clement of Llanthony’s twelfth-century Latin gospel harmony is an important British witness to the tradition of producing a continuous narrative from the four gospels that is almost as old as the gospels themselves. Close analysis of the text reveals that Clement’s harmony has no demonstrable links...

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Published in:Church history and religious culture
Main Author: Smith, Paul
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: 2014
In:Church history and religious culture
Year: 2014, Volume: 94, Issue: 2, Pages: 175-196
Further subjects:B Augustine Clement of Llanthony Codex Fuldensis Concordia Quattuor Evangelistarum De Consensu Evangelistarum Diatessaron Latin gospel harmonies Oon of Foure Tatian Wycliffite Bible
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Summary:Clement of Llanthony’s twelfth-century Latin gospel harmony is an important British witness to the tradition of producing a continuous narrative from the four gospels that is almost as old as the gospels themselves. Close analysis of the text reveals that Clement’s harmony has no demonstrable links with the Tatianic Diatessaron tradition exemplified in the Codex Fuldensis but, rather, is possibly the earliest attempt to construct a life of Christ from Augustine’s treatise De Consensu Evangelistarum, which was written to prove the ‘harmony’ of the gospel accounts as a defence against those who pointed out their apparent contradictions.
ISSN:1871-2428
Contains:In: Church history and religious culture
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1163/18712428-09402001