R. Martin Pope

Short Name: R. Martin Pope
Full Name: Pope, R. Martin (Robert Martin), 1865-1944
Birth Year: 1865
Death Year: 1944

Pope, Robert Martin, M.A., s. of Rev. H. J. Pope, D.D. (ex-President of the Wesleyan Conference), was born in London, Jan. 4, 1865, and was educated at Manchester Grammar School, Victoria Univ., Manchester, and St. John's Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1887, M.A. 1896). He entered the Wesleyan Ministry in 1888 and is now (1906) stationed at Oxford. He was joint author of The Hymns of Prudentius, translated by R. Martin Pope and R. F. Davis, 1905, being a verse translation of the Cathemerinon of Prudentius with notes. Two of Mr. Pope's versions are in The English Hymnal, 1906, Nos. 54, 55. He also contributed articles on Latin Hymnody, with some original translations, to the London Quarterly Review, July 1905 and Jan. 1906, with a supplemental note in July 1906 containing two translations into Latin verse. [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.]

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)

Texts by R. Martin Pope (14)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Awake! the shining day is born!R. Martin Pope (Translator)English2
Blest Cross-bearer, Source of goodR. Martin Pope (Translator)English1
Blest Lord, Creator of the glowing lightR. Martin Pope (Translator)English2
Deus ignee fons animarumR. Martin Pope (Translator)Latin1
Draw near, Almighty FatherR. Martin Pope (Translator)English2
Fountain of life, supernal FireR. Martin Pope (Translator)English2
Let me chant in sacred numbers, as I strike each sounding stringR. Martin Pope (Translator)English2
Lift up your eyes, whoe'er ye beR. Martin Pope (Translator)English2
Lo! golden light rekindles dayR. Martin Pope (Translator (from Latin))English3
O Christ, of all Thy servants GuideR. Martin Pope (Translator)English2
O Jesus, Light of BethlehemR. Martin Pope (Translator)English2
Refreshed we rise, and for this bread that feedsR. Martin Pope (Translator)English2
Why doth the sun re-orient takeR. Martin Pope (Translator)English2
Ye clouds and darkness, hosts of nightR. Martin Pope (Translator)English3
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