The Song of Simeon (Luke 2:29-32) used as a canticle in Christian liturgy, especially at compline and evensong.
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- The tradition of singing the Nunc Dimittis, albeit with a different melody, comes from the Medieval Period.
Latin, the opening words of the canticle, '(Lord) now you let (your servant) depart'.
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