Hymns of the Eastern Church
Hymns of the Eastern Church
John Mason Neale

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Title Page

PREFACE TO FIRST EDITION

PREFACE TO SECOND EDITION

PREFACE TO THIRD EDITION

INTRODUCTION.

Then, not to pursue the subject

A collection of any number

Now the perfection of Greek poetry

I said, some short time since,

I next have to speak of the books

EPOCHS OF GREEK ECCLESIASTICAL POETRY

FIRST EPOCH.

S. Anatolius.

STICHERA FOR A SUNDAY OF THE FIRST TONE.

EVENING HYMN.

S. Stephen's Day

STICHERA FOR CHRISTMAS-TIDE.

IDIOMELON FOR CHRISTMAS.

SECOND EPOCH.

S. Andrew of Crete.

STICHERA FOR GREAT THURSDAY.

TROPARIA FOR PALM SUNDAY.

THE GREAT CANON, CALLED ALSO THE KING OF CANONS.

STICHERA FOR THE SECOND WEEK OF THE GREAT FAST.

MESO-PENTECOST.

S. Germanicus

A Sunday in the Week of the First Tone

S. John Damascene.

CANON FOR EASTER DAY,

ODE 1.

ODE III.

ODE IV.

ODE V.

ODE VI.

ODE VII.

ODE VIII.

ODE IX.

THE STICHERA OF THE LAST KISS.

IDIOMELA FOR ALL SAINTS.

S. THOMAS'S SUNDAY.

ODE I.

ODE III.

ODE IV.

ODE V.

f He was called Ibn-Mansur, from the name of his father.--Assemani, Bib. Orient. ii. 97. R. F. L. cS. Cosmas, Surnamed the Melodist.

CANON FOR CHRISTMAS DAY.

ODE I.

ODE III.

ODE IV.

ODE V.

ODE VI.

ODE VII.

ODE VIII.

ODE IX.

TRANSFIGURATION.

S. Tarasius

S. Theophanes

IDIOMELA ON FRIDAY OF CHEESE-SUNDAY, THAT IS, OF QUINQUAGESIMA.

STICHERA AT THE FIRST VESPERS OF CHEESE-SUNDAY. (Quinquagesima.)

Theodore of the Studium.

CANON FOR APOCREOS.

ODE I.

ODE III.

ODE IV.

ODE IX.

ORTHODOXY SUNDAY.

S. Methodius I

Are thy toils and woes increasing?

S. Joseph of the Studium.

SUNDAY OF THE PRODIGAL SON. (SEPTUAGESIMA.)

LET OUR CHOIR NEW ANTHEMS RAISE.

AND WILT THOU PARDON, LORD.

STARS OF THE MORNING.

CANON FOR ASCENSION DAY.

ODE I.

ODE III.

ODE IV.

ODE V.

ODE VI.

ODE VII.

ODE VIII.

ODE IX.

Theoctistus of the Studium.

JESU, Name all names above,

Metrophanes of Smyrna.

O UNITY OF THREEFOLD LIGHT.

Beyond Metrophanes, it will not be necessary to carry our translations. The following names may, however, be mentioned.

Leo VI.

John Mauropus

APPENDIX

S. Stephen the Sabaite

IDIOMELA IN THE WEEK OF THE FIRST OBLIQUE TONE.

THE PILGRIMS OF JESUS.

THE RETURN HOME.

**Indexes**

Subject Index




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