"On the Life of Christ" by Saint Romanos

On the Life of Christ Chanted Sermons by the Great Sixth Century Poet and Singer St. Romanos Saint Romanos, Ephrem Lash

Series:
Sacred Literature Trust Series
Format:
Paperback
Publication date:
25 May 2010
ISBN:
9780300165210
Imprint:
Yale University Press
Dimensions:
384 pages: 156 x 234mm
Sales territories:
World

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.