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'''''Consolatrix Afflictorum''''' or '''''Stella Vespertina''''' is a poem by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] written in September [[1916]] during his military training. It is devoted to the [[Virgin Mary]], beginning with "''O Lady Mother throned amid the stars''".<ref>[[Christina Scull]] and [[Wayne G. Hammond]] ([[2017]]), ''[[The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide]]'' (Revised and Expanded Edition): I. Chronology, p. 30</ref> ''Consolatrix Afflictorum'' and ''Stella Vespertina'' are marian titles from the [[Litany of Loreto]], meaning "[[:Wikipedia:Our Lady of Consolation|Consoler of the Afflicted]]" and "[[Evenstar|Evening Star]]" respectively.
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'''''Consolatrix Afflictorum''''' or '''''Stella Vespertina''''' is a poem by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] written in September [[1916]] during his military training. It is devoted to the [[Virgin Mary]], beginning with "''O Lady Mother throned amid the stars''".<ref>[[Christina Scull]] and [[Wayne G. Hammond]] ([[2017]]), ''[[The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide]]'' (Revised and Expanded Edition): I. Chronology, p. 30</ref> ''Consolatrix Afflictorum'' and ''Stella Vespertina'' are marian titles from the [[Litany of Loreto]], meaning "[[:Wikipedia:Our Lady of Consolation|Consoler of the Afflicted]]" and "Morning Star" respectively.
  
 
Like many other early poems by Tolkien, it remains [[Index:Unpublished material|unpublished]].
 
Like many other early poems by Tolkien, it remains [[Index:Unpublished material|unpublished]].

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