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Synonyms for Septuagesima

the 3rd Sunday before Lent (or the 9th before Easter)

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18) There are thirteen widely distributed responsories for the Septuagesima or Sexagesima Matins service, of which each church or monastery usually has only a selection.
41) Generally in older manuscripts, Matins for Septuagesima is devoted to a sequence of responsories associated with the strange ceremony known as the Farewell to the Alleluia.
Not all of these manuscripts contain the appropriate service for Septuagesima or Sexagesima Sunday.
796, a twelfth-century notated breviary from the monastery of Montieramey near Troyes, can be removed from consideration because Ecce Adam quasi un us is lacking from its Septuagesima service (fols.
Since this rubric appears to require real blooming flowers, Muir has hypothesized that the play was performed in the summer--that is, not in the late winter or early spring when Septuagesima and Sexagesima normally fall (The Biblical Drama, 25).
8 would have been the liturgically appropriate service-book for the period from Septuagesima Sunday to the Saturday before the first Sunday of Lent.
A Lollard sermon for Septuagesima Sunday insistently computes the time of entry into the vineyard in hours, but then relates these times to the eight ages of men, see English Wycliffite Sermons, ed.
The intervening period of Christ's life is lived out liturgically in the weeks between Epiphany and Palm Sunday, and, in Septuagesima, the sequence is complemented in the breviary by a sequence of Old Testament readings from Genesis at matins.
The first group in the calendar relates to the period between Epiphany and Septuagesima for which the pattern of readings in the missal is set out in Table 1.
The pattern of readings in the missal between Septuagesima and Quadragesima, the first Sunday of Lent, are set out in Table 2.
First, a special interpretation was put upon Septuagesima by the Church fathers following Jerome, as a period within which the entire history of the world was ordered and recapitulated.
In the cycle of pageants, which was designed to occupy one single day, the Septuagesima texts are divided into those drawn from matins in the breviary -- the Fall of angels, the Creation and Fall of Man, Cain and Abel, Noah and the flood, Abraham and Isaac, Moses and Pharaoh -- representing alienation and reconciliation through a succession of Old Testament figures; and those drawn from the missal -- Christ and the doctors, Baptism, marriage at Cana, Temptation, Transfiguration, Simon the leper, woman taken in adultery, raising of Lazarus -- all of which focus upon transformations.
According to Lewine, this sequence reflects a thematic unfolding of the Lenten liturgy from Septuagesima Sunday (the seventh Sunday after Epiphany) through Holy Saturday.
On Septuagesima Sunday 1589, the thirty-nine-year-old Slovenian-Austrian composer Jacob Gallus (also known as Jacob Handl) published his first secular collection of vocal music which he called Moralia.
To demonstrate how easily this can happen, I cite Hiley's interchangeable use of Whit Sunday and Pentecost, equated at last in the table on page 13; and his statement that Septuagesima is "a term first encountered in the Gelasian Sacramentary" (the index leads to the description of the "Sacramentary, Gelasian" on p.