Latin Holiday Songs. As I explained in yesterday's "Rudolphus" post, I've started again with the "holiday songs" for 2007, and instead of a Latin Fable of the Day, I'll be posting a "holiday song of the day" at the eClassics ning. Today's holiday song is Angelus ad Virginem, which is a medieval Latin carol dating back to the late 13th century. It is even mentioned by Chaucer in his Miller's Tale: "Playing so sweetly that the chamber rang; / And Angelus ad virginem he sang..."
For an image to accompany this hymn of the annunciation, I'll let the Annunciation Scene widget supply us with a random Annunciation image! (just press "refresh" in your browser to see more images)
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