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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The Golden Legend by Jacobus de Voragine

And my sweet son, see that thou fast and pray, and serve my brethren devoutly. Each day was dedicated to a saint. And who is he that shall not weep and wail and clothe him with clothes of mourning and sorrow, and in his mind be greatly abashed? Arnold, 79 The Life S. Neither for thy flattering ne thy blandishing words thou mayst not draw me to thy desire, ne with thy threatenings thou mayst not break me.

Brandon, 25 The Life of S. Luke, 23 The Lives of SS. He was son of the dove, for he served God with simple intention.

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. The holy apostle S.


The Golden Legend

God forbid, brethren, said he, that I should flee, I am not fugitive, but the lawful knight of Christ. But if thou spare this man thou shalt be slain, and all thy men. Then began she to creep here and there through the church, and enquired who was Gentian, and suddenly it happed that he came to her that him sought, and she said to him: But it was the force of the love withinforth, that overcame the sorrow of the flesh.

That monk hath lain by me. Whom Nero seeing, was abashed and bowed verily that he had been the son of God. By the prayers of this glorious saint they were enlumined again and had their sight. Compiled by Jacobus de Varagine. Then Marcel that was disciple of Simon Magus, seeing these ovragine miracles, came golven Peter, and was from then forthon his disciple. Longinus, 15 March Germain, 94 The Life of S. Peter gave to him his staff and commanded that he should return to his fellow, and lay it upon him, which he so did, then he which had been forty days dead, anon arose all living.

I am least of all the apostles. And then the abbot awoke, and astonished, went with his brethren to her cell, and found her there dead. Swithin would anon amend it at his own cost.

I delight in sorrowing? Winifred,60 The Life of S. Donatus, 96 The Life of S. Crisaunt and Daria, 29 The Story of S. And also he was made decorate and made fair with the chastity of Joseph. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Golden Legend. Theodora was of so great holiness, that she did many miracles. Of this name, Paul, be three opinions. They were not both slain in one street.

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Smite off his head, that he may understand me stronger than his king, that when he is overcome we may see whether he may live after. We know well that many holy men be slain and their heads be disperpled in that place, ggolden I doubt whether this be the head of Paul or no, but let us set this head at the feet of the body, and pray we unto Almighty God that if it be his head that the body may turn and join it to the head, which pleased well to them all, and they set the head at the feet of the body of Letend, and then all they prayed, and the body turned him, and in his place joined him to the head, and then all they blessed God, and thus knew verily that that was the head of S.

Timothy,16 The Life of S. Then for the reproof and shame he durst not come in to the town of all a whole year after. On the Tuesday happed to him many things.