Sing, My Tongue, the Song of Triumph

Author: Venantius Fortunatus, c. 530-609

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: Sing, my tongue, the song of triumph
Title: Sing, My Tongue, the Song of Triumph
Author: Venantius Fortunatus, c. 530-609
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.7
Source: Tr.: The Three Days, 1981
Language: English

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