I have been doing all this in short snippets in order to force a close reading. We have about ten more pieces of essentially literary work.
This is another hymn in praise perhaps as the sun is setting.
I suspect that it could be chanted.
What is accepted here is a clear hierarchy of spirit. There is GOD integral to all and there is spirit associated with driving life on earth. Yet all this feeds a natural zonation which we have already identified. Earth spirits can rise through Earth angels and Archangels and that is really as far as we can perceive. yet all seem on a continuum rather than a real step ladder..
[ important - this does not reflect a spherical understanding of the earth which may actually be medieval, although again no mariner would accept it. - arclein ]