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golden legend

Jacobus de Voragine

golden legend

or, Lives of the saints

by Jacobus de Voragine

  • 373 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian literature, Latin (Medieval and modern) -- Translations into English,
  • Christian saints -- Legends

  • Edition Notes

    Original ed. issued in series: The Temple classics.

    Statementas Englished by William Caxton, London, J. M. Dent, 1900-39, v. 1, 1931.
    ContributionsCaxton, William, ca. 1422-1491, tr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX4654 .J33 1973
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. in ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4918440M
    ISBN 100404067700
    LC Control Number76170839

    Abuse of women, check. Blase [Blaise], 13 The Life of S. Imran befriends Nargis and Helen. Front and center in the novel are mentions of how Christians are treated in Pakistan. Paris: Impr. Peter ad Vincula, 73 The Life of S.

    Imran used to fight with anti-Indian guerrillas in the Kashmir region, but he defected after the guerrillas began to kill one another. It may be because of this long history that early copies of the entire work was sometimes referred to as Historia Lombardica. Getty Research Institute here in Los Angeles and also with the few known copies listed in the bibliographies. Saturnine, 17 The Life of S. Felix, 63 The Lives of SS. Gregory, 27 The Life of S.

    Dunstan, 87 The Life of S. Mary Magdalen, 36 The Life of S. Given the many hundreds of thousands of books printed before the modern era roughly the period of where books began to printed on machine-made paper, bound by mechanized binding machines, and illustrated with lithographs or photographs which afford very large press runsthe bookseller needs great experience and careful research. Loye, The Life of S.


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By the 15th century, editions of Voragine’s Golden Legend were available in every major European language. Overall, a near fine copy. Very scarce in this condition. The Golden Legend is a poem that makes up the second part of Longfellow's Christus: A Mystery, the story of the history of Christianity told in three parts.

He completed The Golden Legend, which covers Christianity during the Middle Ages, first. Apr 22,  · The Golden Legend is a fascinating book containing a wealth of valuable historical and traditional information about the men and women of the first thousand years who founded and expanded the church.

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