Hail, martyrs, blossoms early blown

Hail, martyrs, blossoms early blown

Author: Aurelius Clemens Prudentius
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Aurelius Clemens Prudentius

Marcus Aurelius Clemens Prudentius, "The Christian Pindar" was born in northern Spain, a magistrate whose religious convictions came late in life. His subsequent sacred poems were literary and personal, not, like those of St. Ambrose, designed for singing. Selections from them soon entered the Mozarabic rite, however, and have since remained exquisite treasures of the Western churches. His Cathemerinon liber, Peristephanon, and Psychomachia were among the most widely read books of the Middle Ages. A concordance to his works was published by the Medieval Academy of America in 1932. There is a considerable literature on his works. --The Hymnal 1940 Companion… Go to person page >

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First Line: Hail, martyrs, blossoms early blown
Author: Aurelius Clemens Prudentius
Copyright: Public Domain

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Anthems, Hymns ... Usually Sung at the Catholic Church in Boston #d10

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Hymns, for the Use of the Catholic Church in the United States of America (New ed.) #40a

Manual of Catholic Melodies #d50

Roman Catholic Manual, or Collection of Prayers, Anthems, Hymns, etc. #d10

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