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Stella Vespertina

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'''''Consolatrix Afflictorum''''' or '''''Stella Vespertina''''' is a poem by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] written in September [[1916]] during his military training. It is devoted to the [[Virgin Mary]], beginning with "''O Lady Mother throned amid the stars''".<ref>[[Christina Scull]] and [[Wayne G. Hammond]] ([[2017]]), ''[[The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide]]'' (Revised and Expanded Edition): I. Chronology, p. 30</ref> ''Consolatrix Afflictorum'' and ''Stella Vespertina'' are marian titles from the [[Litany of Loreto]], meaning "[[:Wikipedia:Our Lady of Consolation|Consoler of the Afflicted]]" and "[[Evenstar|Evening Star]]" respectively.
 
'''''Consolatrix Afflictorum''''' or '''''Stella Vespertina''''' is a poem by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] written in September [[1916]] during his military training. It is devoted to the [[Virgin Mary]], beginning with "''O Lady Mother throned amid the stars''".<ref>[[Christina Scull]] and [[Wayne G. Hammond]] ([[2017]]), ''[[The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide]]'' (Revised and Expanded Edition): I. Chronology, p. 30</ref> ''Consolatrix Afflictorum'' and ''Stella Vespertina'' are marian titles from the [[Litany of Loreto]], meaning "[[:Wikipedia:Our Lady of Consolation|Consoler of the Afflicted]]" and "[[Evenstar|Evening Star]]" respectively.
  
Like most early poems, it remains [[Index:Unpublished material|unpublished]].
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Like many early poems by Tolkien, it remains [[Index:Unpublished material|unpublished]].
  
 
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Revision as of 20:59, 16 September 2021

Consolatrix Afflictorum or Stella Vespertina is a poem by J.R.R. Tolkien written in September 1916 during his military training. It is devoted to the Virgin Mary, beginning with "O Lady Mother throned amid the stars".[1] Consolatrix Afflictorum and Stella Vespertina are marian titles from the Litany of Loreto, meaning "Consoler of the Afflicted" and "Evening Star" respectively.

Like many early poems by Tolkien, it remains unpublished.

See also

References

  1. Christina Scull and Wayne G. Hammond (2017), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide (Revised and Expanded Edition): I. Chronology, p. 30