Now doth the sun ascend the sky

Now doth the sun ascend the sky

Translator: Edward Caswall; Author: St. Ambrose
Published in 19 hymnals

Translator: Edward Caswall

Edward Caswall was born in 1814, at Yately, in Hampshire, where his father was a clergyman. In 1832, he went to Brasenose College, Oxford, and in 1836, took a second-class in classics. His humorous work, "The Art of Pluck," was published in 1835; it is still selling at Oxford, having passed through many editions. In 1838, he was ordained Deacon, and in 1839, Priest. He became perpetural Curate of Stratford-sub-Castle in 1840. In 1841, he resigned his incumbency and visited Ireland. In 1847, he joined the Church of Rome. In 1850, he was admitted into the Congregation of the Oratory at Birmingham, where he has since remained. He has published several works in prose and poetry. --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A. 1872… Go to person page >

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Now doth the sun ascend the sky
Latin Title: Jam lucis orto sidere
Translator: Edward Caswall
Author: St. Ambrose
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 19 of 19)
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A Collection of Hymns #156

Church Hymnal, Third Edition #10

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship #82

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Hymn Book for Christian Worship. 8th ed. #a82

Hymnal for Colleges and Schools #d186

Hymnal for Colleges and Schools. 3rd ed. #d187

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #107

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Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #107

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #408

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #408

Hymns of the Ages #d90

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Lyra Catholica #55

The Ave Maria Hymnal. 2nd rev. ed. #d96

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The Catholic Hymn Book #16

The Catholic Youth's Hymn Book by the Christian Brothers. Rev. #d98

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The Catholic Youth's Hymn Book #118

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The Gospel Psalmist #615

The Little Catholic Hymn Book #d54

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