Benedicite [Canticle of the Three Children, Song of the Three Young Men]
- John Caldwell
- and Joseph Dyer
One of the biblical canticles (‘Bless the Lord, all you works of the Lord’) sung in Eastern and Western liturgies. The canticle was known in the medieval West as ‘benedictiones’ because of the constant repetition of the exhortation ‘benedicite’ (‘bless’). The text is a Greek interpolation in the third chapter of the book of ...