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canticle

1. a nonmetrical hymn, derived from the Bible and used in the liturgy of certain Christian churches
2. a song, poem, or hymn, esp one that is religious in character
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Francis' poem "The Canticle of the Sun" became a benchmark of his ecological sensitivity especially embodied in his intimate relationship with God through every creature around him on earth in the poem.
The Canticle of Simeon is a wise old man's expression of gratitude for having seen the coming of the Savior.
Delving into biblical, philosophical, historical, literary, classical and medieval sources, as well as commentaries, notable reference works and the electronic resources at our disposal today, Raffa's balanced and sustained control of his material illuminates the symmetrical architecture of the poem and its constituent interdisciplinary components, noting Dante's unique contribution, for example, when he states about the first canticle that "[t]he seamless blend of adaptation and innovation is the hallmark of Dante's Inferno" (1).
The daily rotation of the Earth finds its parallel in a continuous 24-hour canticle of cockerel calls.
The guide examines the cosmologic, spiritual and textual journey, canticle by canticle and region by region, in the same sequence as Dante the pilgrim experiences it.
The result is a blending of word and image in the form of twenty superbly crafted canticles that are as thoughtful and thought-provoking as they are inspired and inspiring.
In both Walter Miller's A Canticle for Leibowitz (1959) and Russell Hoban's Riddley Walker (1980), two novels that elegantly sit atop a substantial body of post nuclear fiction, the intertwined fates of humanity, rationality, and technology are explored through the model of future histories.
The annual canticle at the graves of the heroes of the coup of 1974 was led by Archbishop Chrysostomos in the presence of President Demetris Christofias House Representative Marios Garoyian, party leaders, deputies, Ministers and other dignitaries.
The authors point out the presence of Francis in the Commedia as the Sun who radiates all the virtues and the Heaven of the Sun as a rewriting of the Canticle of Creatures.
The program will include duets by Henry Purcell, Benjamin Britten's Canticle II, "Abraham and Isaac" and a selection of folk songs arranged by Britten.
In effect, this volume provides us with a very close reading of the Canticle of Francis and a thematic reading of the lauds of Jacopone.