Dies est laetitiae

Dies est laetitiae

Author: Anonymous (c. 13th cent.)
Published in 3 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Dies est laetitiae
in ortu regali,
nam processit hodie
de ventre virginali
puer admirabilis,
totus dlectabilis in humanitate,
que inaestimabilis est,
et in effabilis in divinitate.

2 Orto Dei Filio
virgine de pura
ut rosa de lilio
stupescit natura,
quem parit juvencula
natum e secula,
creatorem rerum,
quod uber munditiae
dat lac pudicitiae
antiquo dierum!

3 Angelus pastoribus
juxta suum gregem
nocte vigilantibus,
natu coeli regem
nunciat cum gaudio
jacentem in praesepio
infantem pnnosum,
Angelorum dominum
et prae natis hominum,
forma speciosum.

Source: Evangelisch-Lutherisches Gesang-Buch: worin die gebräuchlichsten alten Kirchen-Lieder Dr. M.Lutheri und anderer reinen lehrer und zeugen Gottes, zur Befoederung der wahren ... (2. verm. Aus.) #27

Author: Anonymous

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First Line: Dies est laetitiae
Author: Anonymous (c. 13th cent.)



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The Shorter New Oxford Book of Carols #3

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