Sonant melliflua hymnorum organa, suavissima angelorum melodia, cantica canticorum mira!
But it may be questioned if this involves that the cantica was already finished.
Roman drama ran down to pantomime with explanatory recitation, that is, cantica.
Then there is a commentary on the "cantica of Avicenna," and a tractate on the "Theriac."
The 'cantica,' or purely lyrical monologues, are much more frequent and much longer in his comedies than in those of Terence.