Angularis fundamentum. Latin, 6th or 7th century.
This is part II of ‘Urbs beata Ierusalem’*, beginning ‘Angularis fundamentum lapis Christus missus est’, thought to date from the 6th or 7th centuries. It is found in Daniel, Thesaurus Hymnologicus I. 239. In the Moissac Breviary (Analecta Hymnica 2. 73-4) it was probably divided into two parts, with this as the second. It was translated by John Mason Neale* as Christ is made the sure Foundation’*, and by John Chandler* as Christ is our...
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