Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, the name of two German hymnists.

1. AEMILIA JULIANA, Countess of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt, daughter of the count Adalbert Friedrich von Barby, was born Aug. 19, 1637, at Rudolstadt, where she died Dec. 3, 1706. She wrote over four hundred hymns, among others the well known Wer weiss wie nahe mir mein Ende? ("Who knows how near my end may be?" Lyra Germanica, 2, 267), which is said to have been written on the occasion of the sudden death of duke George of Saxe-Eisenach while hunting. Her Hymns have been published by Dr. Pasig (Halle, 1855). Comp. also Koch, Gesch. d. deutsch. Kirchenliedes, 4, 56 sq.

2. LUDAMILIA ELISABETH. One of her hymns, Zeuch uns nach dir, so eilen wir, is found in an Engl. transl, in the Monthly Relig. Mag. 37, 1867. p. 338. SEE LUDAMILIA. (B.P.)

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