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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For he washed the feet of poor men, and set them at the table, and gave them to eat, he served the sick men, and did the office of servitude much busily. To whom Peter said: And at the day of the great resurrection they shall not be departed from him.
And when he came to the gate, as, Leo witnesseth, which is called Sancta Maria ad passus, he met Jesu Christ coming against him, and Peter said to him: After all these things the duke yet admonished S. In this translation, the first in English of the complete text, William Granger Ryan captures the immediacy of this rich work, which offers an important guide for readers interested in medieval art and literature and, more generally, in popular religious culture.
And he guided this land full well and wisely, that it increased greatly in good living, through the counsel of S. Mary the More, as he sang there mass, and much people by order were communed and houseled, and a matron, a certain woman, kissed his hand, whereof he was tempted vehemently in his flesh. France, Central and N. O thou most holy emperor, sith the time that thou hast received Christian faith the dragon which is in yonder fosse or pit slayeth every day with his breath more than three hundred men.
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.
Peter had said to him, and bound his mouth with the thread, and sealed it, and after returned, and as he came upward again he met with two enchanters which followed him for to see if he descended, which were lfgend dead of the stench of the dragon, whom he brought with him whole goldsn sound, which anon were baptized, with a great multitude of people with them. Verily, woe to these sons, my brother Timothy, that be deprived of their spiritual father. And the same year was S. It jacobuss also made there a statute that the Virgin Mary should be called the mother of God.
He loved no less sorrows than meeds, for he reputed those sorrows instead of rewards. Jerome, 94 The Translation of S.
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Thomas unto his help, and besought him not to suffer his pilgrim to perish, ne to be there drowned. Woe to me that beheld in that hour his blessed body all bewrapped in his innocent blood. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Golden Legend. Luke, as the patron saints of physicians, surgeons and pharmacists.
Thomas to pray for his health, and anon he had his desire and was all whole.
This page is the overall Index for the online version of the text. He was a great battler and man of war. Maurice, 75 The Life of S.
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Edward, king and martyr shrined at Shaftesbury. O my son what reward and what merit shall we have if we levend in Jesu Christ as by many times thou hast desired us.
In some place it is said that Paul is less than Peter, otherwhile more, and sometimes equal and like, for in dignity he is less, in preaching greater, and in holiness they kegend equal. To whom Peter appeared and said: Silvester and asked counsel of him of this matter.
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Then legemd that stood by demanded who they were that he spake to, and he said to them wondering: And when they had so said, anon they vanished away. For she said to him that he had promised to Quendred to slay thee, and that signifieth that he smiteth down the tree that stood by thy bedside. He was the seventh king after Kenulf that S.
Peace to you brethren that dove truth.
Introduction [Medieval Sourcebook] Catholic Encylopedia: Julian, 4 The Live of S. Him seemed that a great marriage was made, and thereto came angels, prophets, martyrs, and all saints, and in the middle of them was a woman beset about with jacobis glory, and they that assisted her, worshipped her.
Thou strumpet above all other, and adulterer, thou hast forsaken thy husband for to come hither jacobue despise me. Marcial [Martial], The Life of S. To make the text as useful as possible to readers, the Golden Legend is available at this site in multiple forms: At the Isle of Melita a serpent bit his hand, and hurted him not, and he threw it into the fire.