O auferstandner Siegesfürst

Author: Justus Henning Böhmer

Bohmer, Just Henning, s. of Valentin Bohmer, advocate of Hannover, b. at Hannover, Jan. 29, 1674. After studying Law at the Universities at Jena, Rinteln, and Halle, he graduated at Halle in 1698, and began to lecture in 1699. In 1701 he was appointed Professor extraordinary, in 1702 Doctor, and and in 1711 ordinary Professor of Law, at Halle. He subsequently received many honour?, being appointed in 1731 Director of the University of Halle, in 1743 Chaucellor of the Duciiy of Magdeburg, &c, and was reckoned a very high authority especially in ecclesiastical law. While lecturing to his students, Aug. 8, 1749, he suddenly became ill, and after a stroke of palsy, d. Aug. 23, 1749. (Koch, iv. 373-375; Allg. Deutsche Biog. f iii. 79-81, the lat… Go to person page >

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First Line: O auferstandner Siegesfürst
Author: Justus Henning Böhmer
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain


O auferstandner Siegesfurst. [Easter.] 1704, No. 650, in 14 stanzas of 8 lines, included as No. 314 in the Berlin Geistliche Leider, ed. 1863. Translated as:—
O risen Lord! O conquering King! A good translation by Miss Winkworth of st. i., iv.-vi., xiii., xiv., in the 2nd Series of her Lyra Germanica, 1858, p. 41. In full in Schaff’s Christ in Song, ed. 1879, p. 208,4 and, with alterations and the omission of st. iv., in Allon's Supplemental Hymns No. 325; New Congregational Hymn Book, No. 1041; and J. L. Porter's Collection, 1876, No. 757. In her Choral Book for England, 1863, No. 62, altered, with the translations of st. iv., xiv. omitted.

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)



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