When Christ's Appearing Was Made Known

Author: Sedulius, Coelius

Sedulius, Coelius. The known facts concerning this poet, as contained in his two letters to Macedonius, are, that in early life, he devoted himself to heathen literature; that comparatively late in life he was converted to Christianity; and that amongst his friends were Gallieanus and Perpetua. The place of his birth is generally believed to have been Rome; and the date when he flourished 450. For this date the evidence is, that he referred to the Commentaries of Jerome, who died 420; is praised by Cassiodorus, who d. 575, and by Gelasius, who was pope from 492 to 496. His works were collected, after his death, by Asterius, who was consul in 494. They are (1) Carmen Paschale, a poem which treats of the whole Gospel story; (2) Opus Paschale,… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: When Christ's appearing was made known
Title: When Christ's Appearing Was Made Known
Author: Sedulius, Coelius
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Reprinted from The Hymn Book of the Anglican Church of Canada and the United Church of Canada. Used by permission.

Tune

ERHALT UNS, HERR


VON HIMMEL KAM DER ENGEL SCHAR


PUER NOBIS NASCITUR

PUER NOBIS is a melody from a fifteenth-century manuscript from Trier. However, the tune probably dates from an earlier time and may even have folk roots. PUER NOBIS was altered in Spangenberg's Christliches GesangbUchlein (1568), in Petri's famous Piae Cantiones (1582), and again in Praetorius's (P…

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #7356
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Small Church Music #3399
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Instances

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Common Praise (1998) #163TextPage Scan
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #131
Hymnal 1982: according to the use of the Episcopal Church #132
Lutheran Worship #81Text
Small Church Music #3399Audio
Small Church Music #3400Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #7356TextScoreAudio
Include 3 pre-1979 instances



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