Cerno Dei natum, qui se dimisit ab alto. Ultima felices referent cum tempora soles. Hebraea, quem virgo fere [feret?] de stirpe decora, In terris multum teneris passurus ab annis. Magnus erit tamen hic divino carmine vates Virgine matre satus, prudenti pectore verax.
- by Anonymous / Unidentified Author, from a medieval compilation of Jewish, Christian and pagan sources. [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Roland de Lassus (1532 - 1594), "Sibylla Erythraea", published 1578, from Prophetiae Sibyllarum, no. 12. [text verified 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
- FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , title unknown, copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Sibylle d'Érythrée", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ENG English (David Wyatt) , title 1: "The Erythraean (Red Sea) Oracle", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]
This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
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