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Gilte legende

Author: Jacobus, de Voragine; Jean, de Vignay; R F S Hamer; Vida Russell
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Published for the Early English Text Society by the Oxford University Press, 2006-2012.
Series: Early English Text Society (Series)., Original series ;, no. 327, 328, 339.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English, Middle [1100-1500]View all editions and formats
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This is a translation of Jean de Vignay's 'Legende Doree', itself a translation of Jacobus de Voragine's 'Legenda Aurea', one of the most widely copied, translated, and read books of the later Middle Ages. Volumes I and II contain the text, while Volume III contains the introduction, explanatory notes, and glossary.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Early works
Legends
Biographies (form)
Biography Early works to 1800
Legends Early works to 1800
Biography
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Jacobus, de Voragine, approximately 1229-1298.
Gilte legende.
Oxford ; New York : Published for the Early English Text Society by the Oxford University Press, 2006-
(OCoLC)608086118
Named Person: Jacobus, de Voragine
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacobus, de Voragine; Jean, de Vignay; R F S Hamer; Vida Russell
ISBN: 0199205779 9780199205776 9780199234394 0199234396 0199668175 9780199668175
OCLC Number: 77740063
Language Note: Text In Middle English, which was translated from Middle French, which in turn was translated from Latin; preface and introduction in modern English.
Notes: "Gilte legende ... is a close translation, with a few additions and omissions, of Jean de Vignay's Légende dorée ..., which in turn is a close translation of Jacobus de Voragine's Legenda aurea ..."--V. 1, p. [xi].
Comprises two volumes of text followed by a third volume consisting of general introduction, explanatory notes, select glossary, and indexes.
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations, facsimiles ; 23 cm.
Contents: v. 1 [i.e. series no. 327]. [Text] --
v. 2 [i.e. series no. 328]. [Text] --
v. 3 [i.e. series no. 339]. [General introduction, notes, glossary, and index].
Series Title: Early English Text Society (Series)., Original series ;, no. 327, 328, 339.
Other Titles: Legenda aurea.
Responsibility: edited by Richard Hamer ; with the assistance of Vida Russell.

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Gilte Legende is a translation (1438) of Jean de Vignay's Legende Doree, itself a translation of Jacobus de Voragine's Legenda Aurea which was one of the most widely copied, translated, and read  Read more...

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...the publication of volume I, covering roughly half of the sanctorale, represents a service to scholars which is to be warmly welcomed; roll on volumes II and III! * Margaret Connolly, Medium Aevum Read more...

 
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