Lectionary of Ambrose of Milan

This set of readings, too sparsely preserved to really be termed a lectionary, have been culled from the preserved sermons of Ambrose of Milan. This set of readings may be taken as one form of usage in the Western Church in the late fourth and early fifth centuries AD.

Just before Lent
Ps 22
Just before Lent
Isa 23.2, 3
Just before Lent
Lk 8.28
Just before Lent
Isa 13.5
In Lent
Isa 54.1
Monday before Easter [19 March 395]
Isa 50.2
Tuesday before Easter
am: Gen 1.9
pm: Mt 13.24-28
Wednesday before Easter
Job 1-2; Ps 78
Wednesday before Easter [21 March 395]
am: Jn 3.23
pm: Job 9.7
Thursday before Easter
Jonah (whole book)
Good Friday
am: Mt 8.20
Easter Even [24 March 395]
2Cor 8.9 (?)
Easter Vigil
at ascent from font:
Jn 13.8-10
at approach to altar:
Ps 42
on reaching altar:
Ps 22
In Eastertide
Jn 1.29
Peter and Paul, 29 June
Jgs 11.30ff; 2Cor 11.29; Lk 5.4
Sebastian
Ps 103; Jn 5.30
At Funerals
1.) Gen 50.2, .3; 1Th 4.12-13; Ps 85; Ps 23
2.) Lk 19.12
3.) Hab 3.8
4.) Gen 49.17
5.) Isa 65.25
1 December
Ex 20.12
Sunday?
Col 3.9-10; Lk 5.12-16
Friday?
Zech 3.3
The next Sunday
Ps 115
A Sunday
Wis 14.7, .8
circa 390
Ps 59
Ps 39
Ps 6
Ps 90
Lk 1.23
Mt 5.11-12

BIBLIOGRAPHY

G. G. Willis, St. Augustine’s Lectionary, Alcuin Club Collection no. 44; London: SPCK [=Society for the Preservation of Christian Knowledge], 1962, pp 14-17.

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