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Psalmi: Parallel Latin-English Psalter
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. Many Psalters were richly illuminated, and they include some of the most spectacular surviving examples of medieval book art. The other books associated with it were the Lectionary , the Antiphonary , and Responsoriale , and the Hymnary. Dedicated psalters, as distinct from copies of the Psalms in other formats, e.
The Book of Psalms is divided into five sections, each closing with a doxology i. Many psalms of the have individual superscriptions titles , ranging from lengthy comments to a single word. Over a third appear to be musical directions, addressed to the "leader" or "choirmaster", including such statements as "with stringed instruments" and "according to lilies". Others appear to be references to types of musical composition, such as "A psalm" and "Song", or directions regarding the occasion for using the psalm "On the dedication of the temple", "For the memorial offering", etc. Many carry the names of individuals, the most common 73 psalms—75 if including the two Psalms attributed by the New Testament to David being of David , and thirteen of these relate explicitly to incidents in the king's life. Psalms are usually identified by a sequence number, often preceded by the abbreviation "Ps. Protestant translations Lutheran , Anglican , Calvinist use the Hebrew numbering, but other Christian traditions vary:.
The Book of Psalms in English & Latin
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