Hymns of Contrition

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The '''Hymns of Contrition''' may also be called the '''[[Penitential Hymns]]''' <ref>The ''Penitential Hymns'' should not be confused with the ''[[Penitential Psalms]]''</ref> and known by the standard Latinisation from the Greek 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]]''' <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 [1] 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). [2]


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  1. The Catholic church refers to the Penitential Psalms as Penitential Hymns; in the Eastern Orthodox church these two terms should not be confused.
  2. Definition provided by User:ASDamick
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