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Joseph the Hymnographer : Kanones on Saints According to the Eight Modes - Critical by Paraskevi Toma
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Joseph the Hymnographer (c. AD 816 - 886) belonged to the Constantinopolitan intellectual Ã©lite and was a prominent teacher. His liturgical poetic oeuvre comprises different subgenres. However, he is best known for his kanones. A kanon is a long hymn penned in one of the eight Byzantine modes and sung during the early morning office (Orthros). The present critical edition aims to determine the original text of groups consisting of eight kanones each and dedicated to prominent saints. Within each group, Joseph composed one kanon per mode. Paraskevi Toma is postdoctoral Research Associate in Byzantine Studies at the University of Muenster. She specializes in editiones principes of Greek and Latin medieval works, as well as in comparative literature studies.
Number of Pages: 440
Genre: Religion + Beliefs
Series Title: Byzantinistische Studien Und Texte
Publisher: Paul & Co Pub Consortium
Author: Paraskevi Toma
Street Date: June 25, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-09-9056
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