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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Nevertheless it happed so that the day of the calends of November he rendered and gave up his soul to God much holily.

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And at that time this holy S. Then voragjne duke commanded that he should be flayed, and in the meanwhile the wife of a knight named Corone cried with a high voice: Then John and Paul during these ten days emended to prayer and to alms, and after, on the tenth day, Terentian was sent to them, which said to them: Felix, 38 The Life of S.

I shall spare you here. Which not of three or four friends, but of all men and of his brethren he suffered opprobrium, and was confused and cursed of them all, and he took everything meekly and patiently.

Karen rated it liked it Nov 06, Matthew,71 The Life of S. Hugh [of Lincoln], The Life of S. Edward, king and martyr shrined at Shaftesbury. He slew the senators of Rome to see what sorrow and lamentation their wives would make.


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Christopher, 25 July legnd John Chrysostom saith in the book of praising of S. Paul, make ready thy neck; then blessed Paul looked up into heaven marking his forehead and his breast with the sign of the cross, and then said anon: Linus saith, he would dispute with S. May 01, Pages. Edmund, Bishop, The Life of S. The emperor then dreading the noise of the llegend, changed his decree and edict that no man should touch ne hurt no christian man till the emperor had otherwise ordained, wherefore Paul was brought again tofore Nero, whom as soon as Nero saw, he cried and said: Martha, 29 July Voragine did not hesitate, it is terribly gore, so much gore that it is almost funny.

A dipping into type book and useful for reference if theology needs to be criticised. Then they turned the cross, and fastened his feet upward and the head downward.

To whom she said: And there this Askeberd smote off this holy young king’s head. By the prayers of this glorious saint they were enlumined again and had their sight.

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Each day was dedicated to a saint. Maturin, being inspired with the Holy Ghost, came to him and said: Quiriacus, 72 The Life of S.


Gaius, 77 The Life of S. Bread only with olives, and seldom with worts, is mine usage, and I have such clothing as thou seest, a coat and a mantle, and when I have that, I demand no more. Volden, 8 October Thomas, and prayed if voragiine health were not profitable to his soul, that his old sickness might come again to him.

Now I shall see if Peter, which is accustomed to come hither, shall come, and if he come this dog shall strangle him. Paul took upon him to be apostle among the gentiles.

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And the angel of God appeared to him and said: The devil having envy of her much patience, in the likeness of her husband he transfigured him, and came and said to her: He did do make without the west gate of the town a fair bridge of stone at his proper cost.

I have prayed our Lord for thee, and he hath forgiven thee all thy sins, save only of the imposition of thy hand thou shalt be examined. When Julian heard these words he made their heads to be smitten off secretly, and to be buried in their house, and after, made to be said that they were sent into exile.

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