Hymns of Contrition

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* [[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>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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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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Notes

  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
  3. It is a penitential hymn based on Mary Magdalene. This hymn is considered a musical high point of Holy Week.
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