Hymns of Contrition

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The '''Hymns of Contrition''' may also be called the '''[[Penitential Hymns]]''' <ref>The Catholic church refers to the ''[[Penitential Psalms]]'' as ''Penitential Hymns''; in the Eastern Orthodox church these two terms should not be confused.</ref> and known by from the Greek, using standard Latinisation, as ''Katanyktikoi Hymnoi''. The term refers to a wide set of pieces of hymnography used throughout the period of the [[Triodion]], most especially in the stichera of Lenten Vespers (most often referenced in Sunday night Vespers). <ref>Definition provided by [[User:ASDamick]]</ref>
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The '''Hymns of Contrition''' may also be called the '''Penitential Hymns''' (in Greek, the ''Katanyktikoi Hymnoi'') <ref>The Catholic church refers to the ''Penitential Psalms'' as ''Penitential Hymns''; in the Orthodox Church these two terms should not be confused.</ref>. The term refers to a wide set of pieces of hymnography used throughout the period of the [[Triodion]], most especially in the stichera of Lenten Vespers (most often referenced in Sunday night Vespers).
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
* [[Troparion of Kassianh]], or ''The Fallen Woman'' <ref>It is a penitential hymn based on Mary Magdalene. This hymn is considered a musical high point of Holy Week.</ref>.
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* [[Hymn of Kassiani]] (Troparion of Kassiani), or ''The Fallen Woman'' <ref>A penitential hymn based on Mary Magdalene. In the Byzantine tradition, this hymn is considered a musical high point of Holy Week.</ref>.
  
 
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The Hymns of Contrition may also be called the Penitential Hymns (in Greek, the Katanyktikoi Hymnoi) [1]. The term refers to a wide set of pieces of hymnography used throughout the period of the Triodion, most especially in the stichera of Lenten Vespers (most often referenced in Sunday night Vespers).

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  1. The Catholic church refers to the Penitential Psalms as Penitential Hymns; in the Orthodox Church these two terms should not be confused.
  2. A penitential hymn based on Mary Magdalene. In the Byzantine tradition, this hymn is considered a musical high point of Holy Week.
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