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Offline Caelestinus

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Litany of Pope Sergius
« on: August 18, 2013, 04:51:02 PM »
May onyone transscribe and translate this Litany in Greek, to be found in the Aethelstan Psalter, f. 200r, for better understanding?

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Re: Litany of Pope Sergius
« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2013, 05:58:03 PM »
Here's all, but one line:

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Christe, epakouson hemin.

Christ, hear us.

Hagie Michael, euche hyper hemon.

Saint Michael, pray for us.

Hagie Gabriel, euche hyper hemon.

Saint Gabriel, pray for us.

Hagie Raphael, euche hyper hemon.

Saint Raphael, pray for us.

Hagia Maria, euche hyper hemon.

Saint Mary, pray for us.

Hagie Petre, euche hyper hemon.

Saint Peter, pray for us.

Hagie Paule, euche hyper hemon.

Saint Paul, pray for us.

Pantas *yaie*  [recte: pantes hoi hagioi], eucheste hyper hemon.

All Saints, pray for us.

Ileos genese [recte: ginou], rysai hemas Kyrie.

Be merciful, spare us O Lord.

Ileos genese, lytrose hemas Kyrie.

Be merciful, deliver us O Lord.

Apo pantos kakou, lytrose hemas Kyrie.

From all evil, deliver us O Lord.

Dia tou staurou sou, lytrose hemas Kyrie.

By Thy Cross, deliver us O Lord.

Hamartoloi se parakaloumen: epakouson hemin.

We sinners do beseech Thee hear us.

Inagrinin dosisse parakaloumen: epakouson hemin.

[…] we beseech Thee hear us.

Hyie tou Theou, parakaloumen se: epakouson hemin.

Son of God, we do beseech Thee hear us.

Ηο Amnos tou Theou, ho airon tas hamartias tou kosmou, eleison hemas.

Lamb of God, that takest away the sins of the world, have mercy upon us.
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Re: Litany of Pope Sergius
« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2013, 06:36:07 PM »
That line was:

Hina eirenen doseis - se parakaloumen epakouson hemin.

"To give (us) peace: we do beseech Thee, hear us."

Also, the imperative of euchomai ("pray") ought to have been euxai / pl. euxasthe.

For more details, see here (p. 127).
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Offline Caelestinus

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Re: Litany of Pope Sergius
« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2013, 06:34:54 PM »
Thank you very much, for the text and for this interesting link as well.