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  • Domine Iesu Christe in qua nocte - Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525 – 1594)

    Tenebrae and Holy Thursday, St. John Cantius

  • Extra quoque diversoria fenestrarum claudantur de nocte, ne in locis huiusmodi possint seculares ad intempestiva colloquia convenire.

    Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany

  • Apparently this was allowed in order to prevent the Roman governor from practicing nocte primus.

    Legal-Religious Status of the Virgin.

  • One of the compliants of the Catalan peaseantry under the males usatges the evil uses was something that sounds an aweful like the jus prima nocte

    Jus Prima Noctis

  • Hac nocte precelsa intonuit et gloria in voce angelica

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Fulserunt et immania nocte media pastoribus lumina.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Fuerunt mihi lacrimae meae panis die ac nocte, dum dicitur mihi quotidie: "Ubi est Deus tuus?"

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Fulserunt et immania nocte media pastoribus lumina

    Christmas Music from Medieval England

  • Et dixit Dominus: Tu doles super hederam, in qua non laborasti neque fecisti, ut cresceret, quae sub una nocte nata est et sub una nocte periit.

    Archive 2008-09-07

  • In some parts of Greece at this day, like those old Jews, they will not believe their wives are honest, nisi pannum menstruatum prima nocte videant: our countryman [6141] Sands, in his peregrination, saith it is severely observed in Zanzynthus, or Zante; and Leo Afer in his time at Fez, in Africa, non credunt virginem esse nisi videant sanguineam mappam; si non, ad parentes pudore rejicitur.

    Anatomy of Melancholy


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