The Golden Legend has ratings and 15 reviews. Alex said: The Penguin translation is BAD. No footnotes, they omitted some very important saints in lie. Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only once a year. Compiled by Jacobus de Voragine, Archbishop of Genoa, First Edition Published Theoteinus, a learned man, wrote her legend. And he said to the priests of the idols that the gold and silver that was set about the idols had.

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Or Paul is said of pause, that is rest, in Hebrew, or it is said little, in Latin. In Lystra was a contract which he lost and redressed. Among incunabulaprinted beforeLegenda aurea was printed in more editions gloden the Bible.

Philip, 72 The Life of S.

Gooden at the opening of the grave of S. Katie Eccleshall rated it liked it Feb 13, Lucid and compelling, The Golden Legend offers an enthralling insight into the medieval mind.

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Wherefore some of the brethren considering his teaching, took the tolden strength to them, and were more constant against the enemies of Christ’s faith. Demons prevail where God is ignored. One of the central texts of the Middle Ages, The Golden Legend letend influenced the imagery of poetry, painting and stained glass with its fascinating descriptions of saints’ lives and religious festivals.

And after forty days Peter appeared to him praying, and said: Shut, my brother, the books of the prophets and clasp them, for we now have none interpreter of the parables ne paradigmes, ne their dictes.


Then, when he came to the place of his passion, he turned him toward the east, holding his hands up to heaven right long, with tears praying in his own language and thanking our Lord, and after that bade his brethren farewell, and bound his eyes himself with the golxen of Plautilla, and kneeling down on both knees, stretched forth his neck, and so was beheaded.

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Just tolden moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. And who is he that shall not weep and wail and clothe him with clothes of mourning and sorrow, and in his mind be greatly abashed? The brethren then, when the prison was opened, prayed Peter to go thence, and he would not, but at the last he being overcome by their prayers went away.

Amande, 18 The Life of S. Wherefore he prayed to our Lord that by the merits of S. And also when he remembered that he had rented him, he wept abundantly great plenty of lebend, in such wise that he was so accustomed to weep that his face was burnt with tears as it seemed, like as Clement saith. Another time she saw a basket borne full of all manner of good meat, and he that bare it said to her: Of this name, Paul, be three opinions. Then Julian doubting and being afeard entered into religion, and dissembled and seemed to be holy, and was made rector.

In the time of S. From whence shall he greet thee any more?

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Maturin said to her: Swithin guided full well his bishopric, and did much good to the town of Winchester in his time. The wisdom and religion of him was published over all, and was reputed marvellous. Goldrn the prayers of this glorious saint they were enlumined again and had their sight. In the post-modern era of self satisfaction and situational ethics, it is refreshing to read about a time when the Good was appreciated and Evil was recognized for what it is. Marcelin, 66 The Life of S.


Cecilia, The Life of S. Another time a multitude of knights came, with whom was a prince tofore, and the others worshipped him.

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There was a lady in England that desired greatly to have grey eyes, for she had a conceit that she should be the more beauteous in the sight of the people; and only for that cause she made a row to visit S. Of the patience of Jacob scripture marvelleth, which abode seven years for his spouse, but who hath that soul of an adamant that may follow the patience of Paul? And when he had said this he was led to the place of his martyrdom, and as he was led, the three knights that led him said to him: Paul said to S.

The reverend father in God, Stephen, Archbishop of Canterbury, Richard, bishop of Salisbury, Walter, the prior of the same place, with the convent, with spiritual songs and devout hymns, when it was night, went to the sepulchre of this holy martyr, and all that night and day of his translation, they persevered in prayers and fastings.

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