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Omnipotentem semper adorant
An aureate macaronic song of praise to the Lord of Creation — nine 8-line stanzas
Subjects: God, hymns to; hymns, to God; Creation
Versification: — eight-line — ababcdcd
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 189 (SC 6777), ff. 107v-108v
First Lines:
Omnipotentem semper adorant
Operacyons heuenly & yerthly all…
Last Lines:
…The societe of seyntes he to us sende
Et benedicunt omne per euum
Note: At the end: ‘Explicit’.
2.Source: London, British Library Addit. 60577 [Winchester Anthology], ff. 63-64
First Lines:
Omnipotentem semper adorant
Last Lines:
…The societe of seyntys he to vs sende
Et benedicunt omne per euum
Note: At end, ‘Pettantem danpnare caue nam labimur omnes / Aut sumus aut fuimus aut possumus esse quod hic est’ (f. 64).
Facsimiles:
Wilson, Edward. “Introduction.” The Winchester Anthology. A Facsimile of British Library Additional Manuscript 60577. With an account of the music by Iain Fenlon. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1981.