by Venantius Fortunatus, Saint (c530 - c609)
Translation © by Guy Laffaille

Crux fidelis, inter omnes arbor una...
Language: Latin 
Available translation(s): DUT FRE GER
Crux fidelis, inter omnes arbor una nobilis:
nulla silva talem profert,
fronde, flore, germine.
Dulce lignum, dulces clavos, dulce pondus sustinet.

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

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title unknown, copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Betrouwbaar kruis", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , title unknown, copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Jeroen Scholten

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 4
Word count: 21

Croix fidèle, arbre unique noble entre...
Language: French (Français)  after the Latin 
Croix fidèle, arbre unique noble entre tous :
aucune forêt n'en a produit de semblable
en feuillage, en fleur, en fruit.
Doux arbre, doux clous, qui portez un doux poids.

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This text was added to the website: 2009-09-21
Line count: 4
Word count: 30