Re: [albanach] Medieval Prayers
- L Baker wrote:
> I don't Know...wouldn't it be more likely for a FemaleNo more likely for a female than a male. But the Our Father is one of
> Charecter in period to be reciting the Rosary??
the prayers used in the rosary. The author is looking for a single
prayer that would be most familiar to a person. The Our Father is a
- L Baker wrote:
> I said Female Charecter (sp) because I seem to recallRight, but I think what we were getting at is why would a female
> the initial post was about a female.
character be any more or less likely to pray the rosary than a male
character. You seemed to make that suggestion.
> I mentioned the Rosary because it seemed...IIt would certainly be a good choice for a meditative prayer. However,
> don;t know...more of a better choice for keeping the
> mind occupied then jusy doin one prayer.
as a meditative prayer it requires a lot of focus. For something just
to keep you mind occupied while doing other things, a single prayer,
like the Pater Noster or the Ave Maria, seem to me better choices.
Of course, this is a question for the author to decide, not us. ;-)
- Thank you for posting the beautiful links for the "Our Father"...I have one in Aramaic (the original language during the time of Jesus; not Hebrew)...Will post when I find it.
----- Original Message -----
From: J. Mackenzie
Sent: Thursday, October 31, 2002 5:09 PM
Subject: Re: [albanach] Medieval Prayers
Several versions of the 'our father' in middle english here (c. 13th at the
bottom of the page:)
I once came across a site that had a recorded version of the 'our
father'...in either A/S or Middle English...but I can't seem to find it
now....I'll keep checking and post it if I find it.
>From: "Tonia Blake" <tonia@...>
>Subject: [albanach] Medieval Prayers
>Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2002 13:01:16 -0500
>I'm looking for examples of medieval prayers in English (or M.E). A
>character in the novel I'm working on (set in southern Scotland, 1296) is
>trying to recite a common, simple prayer in her head as a way to distract
>Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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