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  • The antiphon "Lumen ad revelationem gentium et gloriam plebis tuæ Israel" is repeated after every verse, according to the medieval custom of singing the antiphons.

    Candlemas, The Feast of the Presentation and Purification

  • During the blessing the “Nunc dimittis” is chanted, with the antiphon “Lumen ad revelationem gentium et gloriam plebis tuæ Israel,” the ceremony being thus brought into connection with the “light to lighten the Gentiles” hymned by Symeon.

    Leap Year -- Day

  • Lumen ad revelationem gentium, Et gloriam plebis tuae Israel.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Vultum tuum deprecabuntur omnes divites plebis: filiae regum in honore tuo.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Lumen ad revelationem gentium, Et gloriam plebis tuae Israel.

    Candle cake for Candlemas

  • Secessio plebis by Rady Ananda on Tuesday, May 19, 2009 at 11: 28: 52 PM

    Obama Increases Number of Prisons, Cops

  • Because General Strike was not a term that had been invented yet, the term used was Secessio plebis - in which all the plebians (i.e. working class) simply left the city until the patricians (i.e. aristocracy) gave in.

    A History of General Strikes

  • In 287 B.C., the last time Secessio plebis was used, the working class managed to force the patricians to abolish debt slavery, laws forbidding the marriage of a plebian and a patrician, gave plebians final say in all legislative matters, and allowed any plebian to hold any political office.

    A History of General Strikes

  • It didn't happen often, but Secessio plebis was extremely effective when it was used.

    A History of General Strikes

  • Nearly all Bibles agree in these expressions: seventy men of the people and fifty thousand of the populace — “De populo septuaginta viros, et quinquaginta millia plebis.”

    A Philosophical Dictionary

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