Iesu, Rex admirabilis

Iesu, Rex admirabilis. Latin, 12th Century.  This is one of the many hymns taken from ‘Iesu dulcis memoria’* (cf. ‘Iesu dulcedo cordium’*). James Mearns* noted a selection consisting of stanzas 9, 11, 4, 14 from the Bodleian Library manuscript and a further stanza beginning ‘Te nostra Iesu vox sonet’ (JJ, p. 588). The selection of stanzas varies. Mearns has:   Jesu, Rex admirabilis  Amor Jesu dulcissimus  Jesu, dulcedo cordium  Cum digne loqui nequeam  Te nostra Iesu vox sonet  Two editions of A&M differ from this:                                      A&M (1904)                                                 A&MR                  Iesu, rex admirabilis...

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