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The Golden Legend: selections

Author: Jacobus de Voragine; Christopher Stace; Richard Hamer
Publisher: London Penguin 1998
Series: Penguin classics, 1998: 2
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A summary of saint's lives and religious festivals which decisively influenced medieval poetry, painting and stained glass. A resource for students of art history and religious studies. Contains a  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Text edition
Named Person: Christianity: persons
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacobus de Voragine; Christopher Stace; Richard Hamer
ISBN: 0140446486 9780140446487
OCLC Number: 902218337
Description: 382 p.
Contents: IntroductionBibliographyTranslator's Note1. St. Andrew, Apostle: 30 November2. St. Nicholas, 6 December3. St. Ambrose, 7 December4. St. Lucy, Virgin, 13 December5. St. Thomas, Apostle, 21 December6. St. Anastasia, 25 December7. St. John, Apostle and Evangelist, 27 December8. St. Thomas of Canterbury, 29 December9. St. Hilary, 13 January10. St. Anthony, Abbot, 17 January11. St. Sebastian, 20 January12. St. Agnes, Virgin, 21 January13. St. Vincent, 22 January14. St. John the Almsgiver, 23 January15. St. Ignatius, 1 February16. St. Blaise, 3 February17. St. Agatha, Virgin, 3 February18. St. Amand, 6 February19. St. Juliana, 16 February20. St. Matthias, Apostle, 24 February21. St. Gregory, 12 March22. St. Longinus, 15 March23. St. Bendict, 21 March24. St. Mary of Egypt, 2 April25. St. George, 23 April26. St. Mark, Evangelist, 25 April27. St. Marcellinus, Pope, 26 April28. St. James the Less, Apostle, 1 May29. St. Petronilla, 31 May30. St. Barnabas, Apostle, 11 June31. St. Basil, Bishop, 14 June32. Sts. Quiricus and His Mother Julitta, 16 June33. Sts. Gervase and Protase, 19 June34. St. Peter, Apostle, 29 June35. St. Paul, Apostle, 30 June36. St. Alexis, 17 July37. St. Margaret, 20 July38. St. Mary Magdalene, 22 July39. St. Christopher, 25 July40. The Seven Sleepers, 27 July41. St. Martha, 29 July42. St. Germain, Bishop, 31 July43. St. Dominic, 4 August44. St. Laurence, Martyr, 10 August45. St. Bernard, 20 August46. St. Bartholomew, 24 August47. St. Giles, 1 September48. St. Theodora, 11 September49. St. Euphemia, 16 September50. St. Eustace, 20 September51. St. Justina, 26 September52. Sts. Cosmas and Damian, 27 September53. St. Jerome, 30 September54. St. Remy, 1 October55. St. Francis, 4 October56. St. Pelagia, 8 October57. St. Thais, Courtesan, 8 October58. Sts. Dionysius, Rusticus and Eleutherius, 9 October59. The Eleven THousand Virgins, 21 October60. Sts. Chrysanthus and Daria, 2561. Sts. Simon and Jude, Apostles, 28 October62. St. Quentin, 31 October63. The Four Crowned Martyrs, 8 November64. St. Martin, Bishop, 11 November65. St. Brice, 13 November66. St. Elizabeth, 19 November67. St. Cecilia, 22 November68. St. Clement, 23 November69. St. Catherine, 25 November70. St. James the Mutilated, 27 November71. Sts. Barlaam and Josaphat, 27 NovemberExplanatory NotesTextual Variants
Series Title: Penguin classics, 1998: 2
Other Titles: Legenda aurea
Responsibility: Jacobus de Voragine; Christopher Stace [transl.]; Richard Hamer [contributor].


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