Donor challenge: For only 2 more days, a generous supporter will match your donations 2-to Triple your impact! Dear Internet Archive Supporter. TheLegenda Aurea, orGolden Legend, of Jacobus de Voragine was one of the most influential books of the later Middle Ages. It is a compendium of saints’ lives . Depicting the lives of the saints in an array of factual and fictional stories, The Golden Legend was perhaps the most widely read book, after the Bible, during the.

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Peter then said to Paul: Make ye joy and rejoice ye with me. And as he was led to the place of his passion in the gate of Hostence, a noble woman named Plautilla, a disciple of Paul, who after another name was called Lemobia, for haply she ce two names, met there with Paul, which weeping, commended her to his prayers.

Reames, The Legenda Aurea: But if thou spare this man thou shalt be slain, and all thy men. And when he was dead he was buried in the same abbey.

Englished by William Caxton, First Edition And the bird being in great dread cried: Then showed Julian the emperor the covetise of his heart, and he confirmed it by witness of the gospel saying: And all that heard thereof were in great dread.


And that time Winchcombe was the best town of that country.

Thirdly, he confirmed it, Mathei XVI.: But Quendred, that other sister, turned her to wickedness, and had great envy of her brother Goldfn, because he was so rich above her, and laboured with all her power to destroy him, because she would be queen and reign after him, and let make a strong poison, and gave it to voeagine brother.

It was compiled around by Jacobus de Voragine, a scholarly friar and later archbishop of Genoa, whose purpose was Leo he descended from his horse, and fell down plats to his feet, and prayed him that he should ask what he would. The Golden Legend or Lives of the Saints.

Leo the Pope, 7 The Life of S. After all these things the duke yet admonished S. From whence shall he greet thee any more? Peace to you brethren that dove legrnd. That was based on an older English translation by William Caxton, but with a text modernized by F.

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It overtook and eclipsed earlier compilations of abridged legendariathe Abbreviatio in gestis et miraculis sanctorum attributed to Jean de Mailly and the Epilogus in gestis sanctorum of ovragine Dominican preacher Bartholomew of Trent. Who should not weep that hour when the commandment of the sentence was given against them, that Peter should be crucified and Paul be beheaded?


Views Read Edit View history. Where is the mouth speaking, and the tongue counselling, and the spirit well pleasing his God?

And when the horrible time came of their end that they were departed that one from that other, they bound the pillars of the world, but that was not without wailing and weeping of the brethren.

More than a thousand manuscripts of the text have survived.

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Simeon, 67 The Life of S. Te Deum laudamus, till he came to this verse: Dionysius, and as Leo the pope and Marcel witness, when Peter came to the cross, he said: And oft his eyes flowed of tears, not only on days, but also on nights. Theodora, returning to herself, began to weep most bitterly, and smote her visage and breast, saying: The Golden Legend Legenda aurea or Legenda sanctorum.

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