(5th cent.), secularly educated Christian, whose Paschale carmen (“Easter Song”) was written to edify educated Christians. It and two other hymns by him were commented on by Remigius of Auxerre. Later Sedulius wrote a prose paraphrase of the Paschale Carmen, the Paschale opus (“Easter Work”), likewise in five books. The two versions became a model for the medieval opus geminatum.
Ed.: J. Huemer, CSEL 10, 1885
On Sedulius: M. Mazzega, Carmen paschale. Buch III, 1996 (text; comm.).