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==Original text and translations==
 
==Original text and translations==
 
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Absalon fili mi,<br>
 
Absalon fili mi,<br>
 
quis det ut moriar pro te, Absalon?<br>
 
quis det ut moriar pro te, Absalon?<br>
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==Translations==
 
==Translations==
 
{{Translation|English}}
 
{{Translation|English}}
 
 
Absalon my son,<br>
 
Absalon my son,<br>
 
if only I had died instead of you, Absalon!<br>
 
if only I had died instead of you, Absalon!<br>
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but go down to hell, weeping.<br>
 
but go down to hell, weeping.<br>
  
Translation supplied by [[User:Mick Swithinbank|MIck Swithinbank]].
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''Translation supplied by [[User:Mick Swithinbank|Mick Swithinbank]].
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{{Translation|Dutch}}
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Absalon mijn zoon,<br>
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was ik maar gestorven in plaats van jij, Absolon!<br>
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Ik zal niet meer leven, <br>
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maar afdalen naar de hel, huilend.
  
 
==Settings by composers==
 
==Settings by composers==
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*[[Fili mi, Absalon (Heinrich Schütz)|Heinrich Schütz]]
 
*[[Fili mi, Absalon (Heinrich Schütz)|Heinrich Schütz]]
  
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Revision as of 23:21, 25 October 2005

General Inforamtion

Original text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Absalon fili mi,
quis det ut moriar pro te, Absalon?
Non vivam ultra,
sed descendam in infernum plorans.

Translations

English.png English translation

Absalon my son,
if only I had died instead of you, Absalon!
I shall live no more,
but go down to hell, weeping.

Translation supplied by Mick Swithinbank.

Dutch.png Dutch translation

Absalon mijn zoon,
was ik maar gestorven in plaats van jij, Absolon!
Ik zal niet meer leven,
maar afdalen naar de hel, huilend.

Settings by composers