Ad regias Agni dapes
Ad regias Agni dapes. Latin, Roman Breviary, 1632.
This is the 1632 Roman Breviary version of an anonymous Ambrosian hymn, ‘Ad cenam Agni providi’*. For the two texts, see Daniel, Thesaurus Hymnologicus I. 88.
A&M, from the First Edition onwards, included a translation of ‘Ad regias Agni dapes’ by Robert Campbell*, from his Hymns and Anthems for Use in the Holy Services of the Church within the United Diocese of St Andrews, Dunkeld, and Dunblane (Edinburgh, 1850), beginning ‘At the Lamb’s high feast we sing’*. To some extent this version has outlasted that of ‘Ad cenam Agni providi’* by Neale and the Compilers of A&M, beginning ‘The Lamb's high banquet called to share’*...
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