The Nativity Kontakion of Saint Romanos the Melodist

Most Orthodox are probably familiar with the Kontakion of the Nativity (Third Tone) by Saint Romanos the Melodist. The Byzantine melody is lovely and serene. The translation in the Jordanville Prayer Book, 4th ed. reads: Today the Virgin giveth birth to Him Who is transcendent in essence; and the earth offereth a cave to Him […]