Tag Archives: Horologion

The Day Is Past And Over

This hymn is a translation of troparia used during Great Compline in the Horologion in the Byzantine Liturgy. Here is the original text as it appears in the first edition of Hymns of the Eastern Church (1862). The text in … Continue reading

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Reconciliation’s Plan Devising

This hymn is a translation of Ode V of the Canon at Orthros on St. Thomas Sunday, which is the First Sunday following Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday) in the Byzantine Liturgy. This is hymn does not appear in the first … Continue reading

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Christ, We Turn Our Eyes to Thee

This hymn is a translation of Ode IV of the Canon at Orthros on St. Thomas Sunday, which is the First Sunday following Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday) in the Byzantine Liturgy. This is the original text of this hymn as … Continue reading

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On the Rock of Thy Commandments

This hymn is a translation of Ode III of the Canon at Orthros on St. Thomas Sunday, which is the First Sunday following Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday) in the Byzantine Liturgy. This is the original text of this hymn as … Continue reading

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O the Mystery, Passing Wonder

This hymn is a translation of most of Ode VIII (Θ) of the Canon from the Great Compline for Holy Thursday, though Dr. Neale states that the are the Stichera for Great Thursday in the First Edition of Hymns of … Continue reading

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Whence Shall My Tears Begin?

This hymn is a translation of a portion of the first ode of The Great Canon which is sung at Orthros on the Fifth Thursday of Lent. See Dr. Neale’s note below on the text from the first edition of … Continue reading

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The Lord My Maker, Forming Me of Clay

This hymn is a translation of the stichera for the First Vespers of Cheesefare Sunday (Quinquagesima). Dr. Neale entitles it “Adam’s Complaint.” Here is the original text as it appears in the first edition of Hymns of the Eastern Church … Continue reading

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