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Ancient and Medieval Hymns

J. R. Watson (ed.)

in An Annotated Anthology of Hymns

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269731
eISBN:
9780191600791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269730.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Contains 31 hymns, from Keble's translation from the Greek, ‘Hail, gladdening light’, to the Reformation, through the great age of Latin hymnody and into the monastic period, and including two Celtic ... More


Neale’s Centos and Adaptations

LEON LITVACK

in J. M. Neale and the Quest for Sobornost

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263517
eISBN:
9780191682582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263517.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses Neale’s centos and adaptations. Neale realized that many of his translations were perceived to be pedantic and that they contained references to Orthodox theology or lesser ... More


Neale’s Translations

LEON LITVACK

in J. M. Neale and the Quest for Sobornost

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263517
eISBN:
9780191682582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263517.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines Neale’s translations of several hymns. By the time hymns of the Eastern Church appeared, he had secured a reputation as a gifted translator of Latin hymns. He had developed an ... More


J. M. Neale and the Quest for Sobornost

Leon Litvack

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263517
eISBN:
9780191682582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263517.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

John Mason Neale (1818–1866), the famous Victorian divine, hymnologist, novelist, historian, and author of the carol ‘Good King Wenceslas’, was also noted for his interest in ecunemism. This book ... More


Greek Hymnic Spaces

Oliver Thomas

in New Worlds from Old Texts: Revisiting Ancient Space and Place

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199664139
eISBN:
9780191809743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664139.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter surveys how space is presented in a range of ancient Greek hymns, both literary and cultic. It proposes as a framework for analysis a distinction between the space of the god addressed, ... More


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