On the Life of Christ

Chanted Sermons by the Great Sixth Century Poet and Singer St. Romanos

St Romanos the Melodist; Translated and with an introduction by Archimandrite Ephrem Lash

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May 25, 2010
384 pages, 234 x 156
ISBN: 9780300165210
Paper

International Sacred Literature Trust

Romanos the Melodist established the kontakion or chanted sermon as the poetic voice of the Byzantine Church in the sixth century. These selected kontakia retell and explore the key events in the life of Jesus Christ.

Archimandrite Ephrem Lash has written widely on liturgy and the Bible, and has translated and commented on the principal liturgical texts of the Greek Orthodox Church.

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