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The golden legend

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The golden legend

by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Published by Hodder & Stoughton in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Engraved t.p. with ornamental border

Statementby H. W. Longfellow ; with illustrations by Sidney H. Meteyard
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 153 p., [25] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16311987M

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In the Late Middle Ages, spiritual reading meant the Golden frithwilliams.com the exception of the Bible, this vastly influential collection of saints' lives was the favorite book of the era. Some manuscripts of the Golden Legend survive and between and it was the most often printed book in Europe. An English translation was made in William Morris’s Kelmscott Press published a beautiful version of the Caxton edition in

Book Description: Depicting the lives of the saints in an array of factual and fictional stories,The Golden Legendwas perhaps the most widely read book, after the Bible, during the late Middle frithwilliams.com was compiled around by Jacobus de Voragine, a scholarly friar and later archbishop of Genoa, whose purpose was to captivate, encourage, and edify the faithful, while preserving a vast store. The Kelmscott edition of The Golden Legend, by Jacobus de Voragine, was published in in London, England by William Morris of Kelmscott Press and Bernard Quaritch of Quaritch Books. The Golden Legend was originally written in approximately , and was translated into English from Latin by William Caxton in


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1 (Volume 1) [Jacobus de Voragine, William Granger Ryan] on frithwilliams.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Depicting the lives of the saints in an array of both factual and fictional stories, The Golden Legend was perhaps the most widely read book/5(16).

But for assessing the later cult of saints in Western Europe the Golden Legend Jacobus de Voragine, writing aboutachieved dominance in later western hagiographical literature - about manuscripts of his Golden Legend survive.

One of the central texts of the Middle Ages, The Golden Legend deeply influenced the imagery of poetry, painting and stained glass with its fascinating descriptions of saints' lives and religious festivals. By creating a single-volume sourcebook of core Christian stories, Jacobus de Voragine (c.

) attracted a huge audience across Europe/5(16). Since his debut novel in“Season of the Rainbirds”, Aslam returns to Pakistan with his latest book “The Golden Legend”. His new book is also just the others – a statement made against wars, what was started by the West and how the country he depicts is hell-bent on completing it, and to top it the darkness of the world.4/5.

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Inquiries invited Golden Legend, Inc. since frithwilliams.com [email protected] 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 late Middle Ages.

It was compiled around by Jacobus de Voragine, a scholarly friar and later archbishop of Genoa, whose purpose was to captivate, encourage, and edify the faithful, while preserving a vast store of information. Dec 28,  · The Golden Legend is published by Faber.

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Apr 22,  · 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 late Middle Ages. It was compiled around by Jacobus de Voragine, a scholarly friar and later archbishop of Genoa, whose purpose was to captivate, encourage, and edify the faithful, while preserving a vast store of.

The Golden Legend is one of the central texts of the Middle Ages, a superb summary of saints' lives and religious festivals which decisively influenced the imagery of poetry, painting and stained frithwilliams.com creating a single-volume sourcebook of all the core Christian stories, Jacobus de Voragine (c.

) attracted a huge audience right across Europe.4/5(1). The Golden Legend is, first and foremost, a religious work, but students of medi­ eval history can see in it how "scientific" history, as distinguished from "sacred" or "salvation" history, was interpreted, misinterpreted, or simply ignored by Jacobus and the authors he consulted, notably Vincent ofBeauvais in his Mirror of History.

Apr 24,  · Despite the misery and cruelty it depicts, The Golden Legend is a heartening book, largely because of Aslam’s faith in the integrity and courage of his main characters and, one supposes, of real people like them.” —Francine Prose, The New York Times Book Review “Beautifully imaginedBrand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

Nadeem Aslam FRSL (born 11 July in Gujranwala, Pakistan) is a prize-winning British Pakistani novelist. His debut novel, Season of the Rainbirds, won the Betty Trask and the Author's Club First Novel Award. His critically acclaimed second novel Maps for Lost Lovers won Encore Award and Kiriyama Prize; it was shortlisted for International Dublin Literary Award, among frithwilliams.com mater: University of Manchester (Drop-out).

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.

The Golden Legend, an extensive collection of saints’ biographies, became one of the best-selling books of the late medieval period. By the 15th century, editions of Voragine’s Golden Legend were available in every major European language. May 19,  · Despite the misery and cruelty it depicts, “The Golden Legend” is a heartening book, largely because of Aslam’s faith in the integrity and courage of his main characters and, one supposes.

The Golden Legend: Volume III And as Higden saith in Polycronicon the fourth book, the twenty-fourth chapter, that S. Patrick's father was named Caprum, which was a priest and a deacon's son which was called Fodum.

And S. Patrick's mother was named Conchessa, Martin's sister of France. The Golden Legend or Lives of the Saints. Compiled by Jacobus de Voragine, Archbishop of Genoa, First edition published Englished by William Caxton, first edition THE GOLDEN LEGEND.

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