October 12 – Cosmas the Hymnographer and Edwin of Northumbria

Cosmas the Hymnographer (VIII cent.) lost his parents when he was very young (little kids are always losing things), and was raised as a foster-brother to John of Damascus. The two were schooled by a monk named Cosmas (called “Cosmas the Monk” to distinguish him from the monk Cosmas the Hymnographer), who had been disenslaved… Continue reading October 12 – Cosmas the Hymnographer and Edwin of Northumbria