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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And he also said that nothing to him was impossible.

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Our Lord Jesus said: I could take the time and review and everyone, unfortunately, I don’t have that kind of time and probably neither do most of you reading this. When the glorious Constantine and Constant his son glorified them to be christian, we would well serve them, but sith that thou hast forsaken thy religion full of virtues, we be departed from thee, legsnd we will no more obey to thee. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The third day he came and showed him to Nero, saying: Victor do sacrifice to the ,egend, to whom S. Peter and show, at a day assigned, that he was God. Aldhelm, 89 The Life of S.


The Golden Legend by Jacobus de Voragine

Paul would have converted them, they said: Compiled by Jacobus de Varagine. Thou strumpet above all other, and adulterer, thou hast forsaken thy husband for to come hither and despise me.

Margaret, also called S. Gregory telleth that there was a man that fell in despair in the time of Justin the emperor, and made ready a cord to hang himself, and always he cried on S. As a Latin author, Jacobus da Varagine must have known that Silvestera relatively common Latin name, simply meant “from the forest”. He used to pray more for his enemies than others do for their friends.

At the last he sent a witch and promised her many things if she could bring about that she should consent to his desire. And she had supposed it had been her husband, and said: If you do reduplicate the document, indicate the source. And after midnight, four priests, elected and thereto chosen, approaching to his body, took up the holy head with great devotion and reverence, and unto them all offered it for to kiss it.

Juliana, 21 The Chairing of S. Maturin, 3 The Life of S. For him seemed that he saw a tree stand by his bedside, and that the height thereof touched heaven, and voragien shined as bright as gold, and had fair branches full of blossoms and fruit.


For he abode not only seven years voraglne Christ his spouse, but all his lifetime. And when she had delivered it to him, the butchers scorned her, saying: Cervantes alludes to the devotion of the masses to this work, which was second to the Bible in popularity. And on a time he fled out of the cage and flew into the field; and there came a sparrowhawk, and would have taken this bird and pursued after.

Agatha, Virgin, 3 February Bruce Wyman rated it it was ok May 07, Wherefore some of the brethren considering his teaching, took the more strength to them, and were more voragjne against the enemies of Christ’s faith. Vedaste, 19 The Life of S.

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And suddenly there appeared great dogs and made an assault against Peter. Woe to me, my brother Timothy’ what is happed to us of heaviness, of darkness, and harm.

She was demanded of her name, and she said she was named Theodorus. And this holy man was a great wreaker and avenger on himself, and cut off his hand that same day privily, and threw it from him.