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Erumpebat Per S. Benedeto

Language: Latin

Erumpebat undique Fama sanctitatis
Beatissimi Patris nostri Benedicti.
Erumpebat undique Fama et augebatur Benedictus 
in die maiori gratia ventura predicendo.
Unde Rex Gothicus Totila ut eludat propheti 
cum Sancti Benedicti Spiritum suum illi spatharium indutum mittit purpura.
A multis servus sociis Dum comitatus simulat se Regem esse Totila 
Hoc benedictus in tuens statim dicit spathario.
Depone fili quod geris, depone purpuram, depone coronam Sceptrum, 
depone ornamentum enim illud Regium tuum non est depone.
Oh turpis, oh demens astutia que vel per iocum,
per iocum fallere sanctorum oculos non potest.
Verum Dum prestat Totila Sancto Benedicto maximum genuflexus obsequium
Regi Idolatre plurima, Benedictus prenuntiat.
Oh pulcra, oh felix devotio que impetrare gratias a sanctis vocibus non dubitat.

Translation(s): FRE

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Submitted by Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Elle se répandait partout. Pour Saint Benoît", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2017-05-21.
Last modified: 2017-07-12 01:31:06
Line count: 15
Word count: 116

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