Who’s Cecilia? What is She?

  title={Who’s Cecilia? What is She?},
  author={H. Howard},
  journal={Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture},
  pages={15 - 32}
  • H. Howard
  • Published 23 June 2015
  • Philosophy
  • Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture
Repeatedly critical voices within the arts declare that the legend of St. Cecilia is one of the most famous of all the accounts of the Roman martyrs. In truth, the story of her life is far less known among a non-critical public than is the frequent association of her name with music, an association insisted on by several decades of odes written to celebrate St. Cecilia’s Day. That connection has lasted well past the tradition itself, entering the lore of the “knowing” without the recollection… Expand
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