Salutis Aeternae Dator (Giver of Life, Eternal Lord)

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Salutis Aeternae Dator (Giver of Life, Eternal Lord)

Salutis Aeternae Dator is attributed to the Archbishop of Mainz, Rabanus Maurus (776-856). It is traditionally sung at Lauds on the Feast of All Saints (November 1) in the Roman Breviary. The English translation: Giver of Life, Eternal Lord is by Fr. Edward Caswall (1814-1878). It can be sung to any hymn tune with 86.86 metre such as: St Peter (Reinagle) by Alexander Robert Reinagle (1799-1877). SALUTIS AETERNAE DATOR1. Salutis aeternae dator,Iesu, redemptis subveni;Virgo, parens clementine,dona salutem servulis.2. Vos, Angelorum milita,Patrumque coetus, agminacanora Vatum; vos,reis precamini indulgenti.  3. Baptista Christi praevius,Summique caeli Clavigercum ceteris Apostolisnexus resolvant criminal. 4. Cohors triumphans

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