The golden legend : readings on the saints (Book, 1995) [WorldCat.org]
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The golden legend : readings on the saints

Author: Jacobus, de Voragine; William Granger Ryan
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [1995]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st pbk. printView all editions and formats
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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, after the Bible, during the late Middle Ages. This  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Early works to 1800
Biographies
Early works
Biography Early works to 1800
Biographies Ouvrages avant 1800
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacobus, de Voragine; William Granger Ryan
ISBN: 0691001537 9780691001531 0691001545 9780691001548 0691001626 9780691001623 0691008655 9780691008653 0691031789 9780691031781
OCLC Number: 33272812
Description: 2 volumes ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Legenda aurea.
Readings on the saints
Responsibility: Jacobus de Voragine ; translated by William Granger Ryan.

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"Art historians depend on it...Medievalists should know it inside-out... [F]or the rest of us it remains a treasure-house of European culture, crammed full of the things which everyone, once upon a Read more...

 
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