Ambrosius (St. Ambrose), second son and third child of Ambrosius, Prefect of the Gauls, was born at Lyons, Aries, or Treves--probably the last--in 340 A.D. On the death of his father in 353 his mother removed to Rome with her three children. Ambrose went through the usual course of education, attaining considerable proficiency in Greek; and then entered the profession which his elder brother Satyrus had chosen, that of the law. In this he so distinguished himself that, after practising in the court of Probus, the Praetorian Prefect of Italy, he was, in 374, appointed Consular of Liguria and Aemilia. This office necessitated his residence in Milan. Not many months after, Auxentius, bishop of Milan, who had joined the Arian party, died; and m… Go to person page >
Author: Robert C. Singleton
Singleton, Robert C., M.A., was born Oct. 9, 1810, and educated at Trinity College, Dublin; B.A. 1830; M.A. 1833. He was for some time Warden of St. Columba College, near Dublin; and subsequently First Warden of St. Peter's College, Radley, from 1847 to 1851. In 1851 he retired to Monkstown, near Dublin; and then to York, where he died in 1881. In 1868 he published in conjunction with Dr. E. G. Monk, the Anglican Hymn Book (2nd ed. 1871). To that collection he contributed a large number of translations from the Latin, a few from the German, and the following original hymns:—
1. As James the Great, with glowing zeal. St. James.
2. Beneath the fig-tree's grateful shade. St. Bartholomew.
3. From out the deep, 0 Lord, on Thee. For… Go to person page >
Translator: Richard Corbet Singleton
Born: October 9, 1810.
Died: February 7, 1881, York, England.
Second son of Francis Corbet of County Adare, Meath, Richard took the name of Singleton, and gave his son Corbet as his given name. Educated at Trinity College, Dublin (BA 1830, MA 1833), Richard was for some time Warden of St. Columba College, near Dublin, and subsequently First Warden of St. Peter’s College, Radley (1847-51). In 1851, he retired to Monkstown, near Dublin, moving later to York. In addition to writing original hymns, he translated a number from Latin and German. His works include:
Anglican Hymn Book, with Edwin Monk, 1868
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Display Title: The Lord on high ascendsFirst Line: The Lord on high ascendsTune Title: ALEXANDERAuthor: Rev. Robert Corbet Singleton; Ambrose of Milan (340-397)Scripture: Revelation 12:10Date: 1886Subject: The Lord Jesus Christ |
Display Title: The Lord on high ascendsFirst Line: The Lord on high ascendsTune Title: ALEXANDERAuthor: Rev. Robert C. Singleton; Ambrose of Milan (430-397)Date: 1891Subject: Christ | Ascension of; Christ | Conqueror; Christ | Reigning