Tatianus en de Nederlanden. De invloed van het Diatessaron op enige Middelnederlandse levens van Jezus | Amsterdam University Press Journals Online
Volume 45, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 2542-6583
  • E-ISSN: 2590-3268



The influence of the patristic literature upon medieval christian literature is very large, especially the influence of Tatian’s Diatessaron. In this article the author gives some examples of the influence of this work on medieval Dutch Lives of Jesus, viz. and . At first, some remarkable parallels in the word order are discussed, namely those between the ‘Lives of Jesus’ and the versions of the Diatessaron, especially the medieval Dutch version. Secondly, attention is called to passages where the text of the ‘Lives’ agrees with the Diatessarons.


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