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  • Among the works composed by Chopin in 1837 was one of the Variations on the March from I Puritani, which were published under the title Hexameron: Morceau de Concert.

    Frederic Chopin as a Man and Musician

  • "Hexameron", or work on the six days of creation, which is divided into seven treatises, and which opens with a dialogue between the author and Constantine, one of his disciples.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • St. Gregory of Nyssa on the creation of man and the "Hexameron" of

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize

  • A manuscript copy of his "Hexameron", or treatise on the six days of creation in five books with a curious geographical drawing, is one of the treasures in the Bibliotheque Nationale in

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • Only I should prefer to play the "Hexameron" last, so as to finish with orchestra.

    Letters

  • In his translation of Basil's Hexameron (also a later work), for example, Aelfric says that on the fifth day, God created fish, whales, and birds, but resigns the "creopendan wyrmas" ( "creeping reptiles") to the sixth day.

    Snakes in the water and other discoveries

  • Bonaventure delivered his magisterial Collations on the Hexameron (Collationes in Hexaemeron).

    Amputee

  • In the time of Tsar Simeon, himself an author, considerable literary activity prevailed; among the more remarkable works of this period was the _Shestodnev_, or Hexameron, of John the exarch, an account of the creation.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 "Bulgaria" to "Calgary"

  • Then he pointed out the _Hexameron_ of Torquemada and the _Tableau de l'Inconstance des Démons_, by Delancre; he drew his finger down the leather back of Delrio's _Disquisitiones Magicae_ and set upright the

    The Magician

  • "Collationes in Hexameron" is a work of the same kind, but its title, which did not originate with Bonaventure, is somewhat misleading.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne

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