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O Emmanuel

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Great Antiphon for 23 December

O Emmanuel, the antiphon for 23 December, was given to the Bursar to intone. He was also known as the Granatarius, the monk in charge of the granary, who dispensed the supply of corn.

from notes by Andrew Burn © 2006

O Emmanuel, l’antienne du 23 décembre, était confiée à l’intendant ou «granatarius», le moine chargé du grenier et de l’approvisionnement en blé.

extrait des notes rédigées par Andrew Burn © 2006
Français: Hypérion

Das Singen von O Emmanuel („O Immanuel, Gott mit uns“), der Antiphon für den 23. Dezember, wurde dem Bursar (Quästor) anvertraut. Man kannte ihn auch als Granatarius, den Mönchen, der die Verantwortung für den Kornspeicher trug und somit die Kornrationen bestimmte.

aus dem Begleittext von Andrew Burn © 2006
Deutsch: Elke Hockings


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