Category Archives: Latin

Prayer to the Life-Giving Cross

So here are translations I have attempted of the Prayer to the Life-Giving Cross from the Russian Orthodox tradition into Latin, Hebrew and Greek. I am particularly uncertain of the Greek, since it is least familiar to me: Exsurgat Deus, … Continue reading

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God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

So in the spirit of the season and the spirit of nerdiness, I ended up translating all 8 verses of “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” into Latin this week. So, without further ado… Confortet Deus vos gentes; Nolite timere! Nam … Continue reading

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