Septuagesima Sunday

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Related to Septuagesima Sunday: Quinquagesima Sunday, Sexagesima Sunday
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the 3rd Sunday before Lent (or the 9th before Easter)


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According to Lewine, this sequence reflects a thematic unfolding of the Lenten liturgy from Septuagesima Sunday (the seventh Sunday after Epiphany) through Holy Saturday.
As part of this looking forward and looking back, the Tree uses the iconography of contemporary Septuagesima Sunday sermons.
This sermon, whose imagery is similar to other Septuagesima Sunday sermons, was, according to Knight, intended for Quinquagesima Sunday (49), which does fall within the period of Septuagesima.
Concerning the three temptations, Thomas Brinton's Septuagesima Sunday sermon, delivered to a group of clergy in 1376, advises them to work "triumphancium in carnis, mundi, et demonis continua temptacione" (triumphantly against the continuous temptation of the flesh, the world, and the devil), which lurk in the vinerows ("vitantes").
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.