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Prizri, O Marije

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The text of this hymn to the Mother of God is that of Father William Levkulic, who also published an English translation, Mary, look upon us. Text and music can be found in the MCI Byzantine Catholic Hymnal.


This hymn was printed in the UĆŸhorod Pisennik (1913) as hymn number 143, with 13 verses

Father Stefan Papp printed five verses. with music, on page 73 of his collection, Duchovňi Pisňi (1969), most of which differ from the text in the Pisennik.

In 1978, Monsignor William Levkulic published the verses 1, 2, and 4 (without music) of the Pisennik text in The Divine Liturgy, a Book of Prayer. The same three verses, with music, were later published in the Marian Hymnal (1984) on page 12.