O faithful cross, O noblest tree

O faithful cross, O noblest tree

Author: Venantius Honorius Clementianus Fortunatus
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Venantius Honorius Clementianus Fortunatus

Fortunatus, Venantius Honorius Clementianus, was born at Ceneda, near Treviso, about 530. At an early age he was converted to Christianity at Aquileia. Whilst a student at Ravenna he became almost blind, and recovered his sight, as he believed miraculously, by anointing his eyes with some oil taken from a lamp that burned before the altar of St. Martin of Tours, in a church in that town. His recovery induced him to make a pilgrimage to the shrine of St. Martin, at Tours, in 565, and that pilgrimage resulted in his spending the rest of his life in Gaul. At Poitiers he formed a romantic, though purely platonic, attachment for Queen Rhadegunda, the daughter of Bertharius, king of the Thuringians, and the wife, though separated from him, of Lot… Go to person page >

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First Line: O faithful cross, O noblest tree
Author: Venantius Honorius Clementianus Fortunatus

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Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Anthems, Hymns ... Usually Sung at the Catholic Church in Boston #d18
Cantate Omnes ... with Supplement #d69
English and Latin Hymns, or Harmonies to Part I of the Roman Hymnal: for the Use of Congregations, Schools, Colleges, and Choirs #139Page Scan
Roman Hymnal, Complete edition: a Complete Manual of English Hymns and Latin Chants. 25th ed. #d95
The Ordinary of the Mass and a Complete Manual of Hymns for Parochial Schools #d278
The Parish Hymnal #18Page Scan



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