Te splendor et virtus Patris

Te splendor et virtus Patris

Author: Rabanus Maurus
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Rabanus Maurus

Rabanus Maurus (c. 776-856) or Hrabanus Magnentius Maurus, was born of noble parents at Mainz, and educated at Fulda and Tours under Alcuin, who is reputed to have given him the surname, Maurus, after the saint of that name. In 803, he became director of the school at the Benedictine Abbey at Fulda. He was ordained priest in 814, spending the following years in a pilgrimage to Palestine. In 822, he became Abbott at Fulda, retiring in 842. In 847, he became archbishop of Mainz. He died at Winkel on the Rhine, February 4, 856. This distinguished Carolingian poet-theologian wrote extensive biblical commentaries, the Encyclopaedic De Universo, De Institutione Clericorum, and other works which circulated widely during the Middle Ages. Som… Go to person page >

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First Line: Te splendor et virtus Patris
Author: Rabanus Maurus
Copyright: Public Domain

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Cantiones Sacrae #d105

Chants Sacres. Deuxieme serie #d80

Roman Hymnal, Complete edition #d155

St. Francis Hymnal and Choir Manual #d327

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