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Crudelis Herodes, Deum Regem

Crudelis Herodes, Deum Regem

Author: Sedulius, Coelius
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Sedulius, Coelius

Sedulius, Coelius. The known facts concerning this poet, as contained in his two letters to Macedonius, are, that in early life, he devoted himself to heathen literature; that comparatively late in life he was converted to Christianity; and that amongst his friends were Gallieanus and Perpetua. The place of his birth is generally believed to have been Rome; and the date when he flourished 450. For this date the evidence is, that he referred to the Commentaries of Jerome, who died 420; is praised by Cassiodorus, who d. 575, and by Gelasius, who was pope from 492 to 496. His works were collected, after his death, by Asterius, who was consul in 494. They are (1) Carmen Paschale, a poem which treats of the whole Gospel story; (2) Opus Paschale,… Go to person page >

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First Line: Crudelis Herodes, Deum Regem
Author: Sedulius, Coelius

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Chants Sacres. Deuxieme serie #d15
Manual of Catholic Melodies: or, a Compilation of Hymns, Anthems, Psalms ... #d27
Roman Hymnal, Complete edition: a Complete Manual of English Hymns and Latin Chants. 25th ed. #d28
St. Francis Hymnal and Choir Manual #d68
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