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Dictionary of the Psalter

Matthew Britt

Dictionary of the Psalter

containing the vocabulary of the Psalms, hymns, canticles, and miscellaneous prayers of the breviary psalter

by Matthew Britt

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Published by Burns Oates & Washbourne, Ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catholic Church. -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.,
  • Latin language -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited with introduction by Dom Matthew Britt ; preface by John B. Peterson.
    GenreGlossaries, vocabularies, etc.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxvi, 299 p. ;
    Number of Pages299
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16640301M

    PSAL'TER, noun [Latin psalterium.]. 1. The book of Psalms; often applied to a book containing the Psalms separately printed. 2. In Romish countries, a large chaplet or rosary, consisting of a hundred and fifty beads, according to the number of the psalms. There is evidence that the division of the Psalter into five books (; ; ; ; ) represents a final stage in the process of compiling the Book of Psalms, and that earlier collections were gathered together to produce the Psalter as it now exists.

    Term. PSALMS, BOOK OF. Definition. A collection of divinely inspired hymns or poems, also known as the "Psalter of David of Psalms" (Council of Trent, Denzinger ). ‘This volume fits my twin criteria: solid scholarship, combined with a sense of why the psalter is the prayer book of the synagogue and of the church.’ ‘Psalm , one of the most evocative in the psalter, speaks from the perspective of the Israelites driven into exile and slavery after the Babylonian destruction of Jerusalem in B.C.E.’.

    Try the new Google Books. eBook - FREE. Get this book in print. AbeBooks; On Demand Books; Amazon; Find in a library; All sellers» A Dictionary of the Holy Bible. John Brown (Ministre à Haddington) 0 Reviews. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write.   psalter (plural psalters) The Book of Psalms. Often applied to a book containing the Psalms separately printed. Specifically for Anglicans, the Book of Common Prayer which contains the .


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Dictionary of the Psalter by Matthew Britt Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Dictionary of the Psalter - Containing the Vocabulary of the Psalms, Hymns, Canticles, and Miscellaneous Prayers of the Breviary Psalter By Fr. Matthew Britt, OSB This book was originally printed in We are proud to make this classical reference work available once again!5/5(4). Matthew Britt's masterful dictionary from provides a close examination of the Latin words in the Psalter, examining each for its origin, history, meaning, translations, use in the liturgical structure and much more.

This is an indispensable tool for composers and Latinists and anyone interested in the meaning of the Latin : Dictionary of the Psalter, A: Containing the Vocabulary of the Psalms, Hymns, Canticles, & Miscellaneous Prayers of the Breviary Psalter [based on the Latin Vulgate Psalter with English definitions & explanations].

Containing the vocabulary of the Psalms, hymns, canticles, and miscellaneous prayers of the Breviary Psalter edited and introduction by Fr.

Matthew Britt, OSB. This classical reference work for the Latin Vulgate Psalms is invaluable, whether you pray the Latin Psalter in the context of the Divine Office, or you just like to pray the Psalms [ ]. Covering such preliminary topics as “English Catholic Version of the Psalter”, “Latin Versions of the Psalter”, “The Latinity of the Vulgate Psalter”, and “How the Psalms are Numbered”, true to form, the Dictionary of the Psalter goes on to define each Latin word used in the Vulgate Psalter (as used in the traditional Dictionary of the Psalter book Breviary), its English parallel and derivative; it cites where the word was.

Covering such preliminary topics as “English Catholic Version of the Psalter”, “Latin Versions of the Psalter”, “The Latinity of the Vulgate Psalter”, and “How the Psalms are Numbered”, true to form, the Dictionary goes on to define and decline each Latin word used in the Vulgate Psalter (as used in the traditional Roman Breviary), its English parallel, derivative, and cites where the word was used and its.

Matthew Britt’s masterful dictionary from provides a close examination of the Latin words in the Psalter, examining each for its origin, history, meaning, translations, use in the liturgical structure and much more.

This is an indispensable tool for composers and Latinists and anyone interested in the meaning of the Latin Psalter. Matthew Britt's masterful dictionary from provides a close examination of the Latin words in the Psalter, examining each for its origin, history, meaning, translations, use in the liturgical structure and much more.

This is an indispensable tool for composers and Latinists and anyone interested in the meaning of the Latin Psalter. The Psalter proper is here followed, as nearly always in these liturgical books, by the principal canticles, e.g. the Canticle of the Three Children, the Canticle of Moses etc.

and, what is not so general a feature, though sometimes found, by a collection of hymns or Hymnarium. These last were more commonly written in a book apart. Psalterium definition is - omasum. History and Etymology for psalterium. New Latin, from Late Latin, psalter; from the resemblance of the folds to the pages of a book.

A psalter is a volume containing the Book of Psalms, often with other devotional material bound in as well, such as a liturgical calendar and litany of the Saints. Until the emergence of the book of hours in the Late Middle Ages, psalters were the books most widely owned by wealthy lay persons.

They were commonly used for learning to read. If you want to crack the code on Latin Psalms this book is unequaled. It has dictionary headings for all words found in the pre Roman Latin Breviary, plus examples of the word use, often several of them, from Psalms, daily readings or hymns.

This is. Word Origin for psalterium. C from Latin psaltērium Psalter; from the similarity of its folds to the pages of a book. Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd.© HarperCollins Publishers,WORD OF THE DAY.

Psalms, Book of, The present Hebrew name of the book is Tehillim, "Praises;" but in the actual superscriptions of the psalms the word Tehillah is applied only to one, (Psalms ) which is indeed emphatically a praise-hymn.

The LXX. entitled them psalmoi or "psalms," i.e., lyrical pieces to be sung to a musical instrument. noun. another name for Psalms, esp in the version in the Book of Common Prayer. a translation, musical, or metrical version of the Psalms. a devotional or liturgical book containing a version of Psalms, often.

(n.) The Book of Psalms; -- often applied to a book containing the Psalms separately printed. (n.) Specifically, the Book of Psalms as printed in the Book of Common Prayer; among the Roman Catholics, the part of the Breviary which contains the Psalms arranged for each day of the week.

Psalter definition is - the Book of Psalms; also: a collection of Psalms for liturgical or devotional use. In its present canonical form, the Psalter has five divisions in the current Hebrew text. These divisions have been compared with the division of the Pentateuch into five books.

Each book concludes with a doxology or closing formula. The books follow this division: (1) Psalm ; (Psalm ) 42–71; (3) 73–89; (4) 90–; and (5) –   another name for Psalms, esp in the version in the Book of Common Prayer 2. a translation, musical, or metrical version of the Psalms 3.

Psalter also psalter (sôl′tər) n. A book containing the book of Psalms or a particular version of, musical setting for, or selection from it.

[Middle English, from Old English psaltere and Old French psaultier, both from Late Latin psaltērium, from Latin, psaltery, from Greek psaltērion; see psaltery.] Psalter.

Psalter 1. another name for Psalms esp in the version in the Book of Common Prayer 2. a translation, musical, or metrical version of the Psalms 3. a devotional or liturgical book containing a version of Psalms, often with a musical setting.A Short Dictionary of the Psalms helps the faithful enter into the world of the Psalter through the gateway of the specific words that constitute the characteristic vocabulary of the psalms.

This small volume provides the tool to savor the psalms and more readily internalize their meaning.Psalter The Book of Psalms; -- often applied to a book containing the Psalms separately printed. Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia n Psalter [capitalized] The Book of Psalms, considered as a separate book of the Old Testament: usually restricted to those versions of or compends from it which are arranged especially for the services of the.