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Under the world's redeeming wood

Under the world's redeeming wood

Author: Jacopone da Todi
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Jacopone da Todi

Jacobus de Benedictis, commonly known as Jacopone, was born at Todi in Umbria, early in the 13th century, his proper name being Jacopone di Benedetti. He was descended from a noble family, and for some time led a secular life. Some remarkable circumstances which attended the violent death of his wife, led him to withdraw himself from the world, and to enter the Order of St. Francis, in which he remained as a lay brother till his death, at an advanced age, in 1306. His zeal led him to attack the religious abuses of the day. This brought him into conflict with Pope Boniface VIII., the result being imprisonment for long periods. His poetical pieces were written, some in Italian, and some in Latin, the most famous of the latter being "Cur mundu… Go to person page >

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First Line: Under the world's redeeming wood
Author: Jacopone da Todi
Copyright: Public Domain

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Anthems, Hymns ... Usually Sung at the Catholic Church in Boston #d36

Rohr's Favorite Catholic Melodies #d67

Roman Catholic Manual, or Collection of Prayers, Anthems, Hymns, etc. #d42

The Sunday School Prayer and Hymn Book #d27

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