Iam sol recedit igneus

Iam sol recedit igneus

Author: St. Ambrose
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: St. Ambrose

Ambrose (b. Treves, Germany, 340; d. Milan, Italy, 397), one of the great Latin church fathers, is remembered best for his preaching, his struggle against the Arian heresy, and his introduction of metrical and antiphonal singing into the Western church. Ambrose was trained in legal studies and distinguished himself in a civic career, becoming a consul in Northern Italy. When the bishop of Milan, an Arian, died in 374, the people demanded that Ambrose, who was not ordained or even baptized, become the bishop. He was promptly baptized and ordained, and he remained bishop of Milan until his death. Ambrose successfully resisted the Arian heresy and the attempts of the Roman emperors to dominate the church. His most famous convert and disciple w… Go to person page >

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First Line: Iam sol recedit igneus
Author: St. Ambrose
Language: Latin
Copyright: Public Domain; Public Domain



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Chants Sacres. Deuxieme serie #d31

Manual of Catholic Melodies #d59

Roman Hymnal, Complete edition #d59

St. Francis Hymnal and Choir Manual #d144

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