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The Golden Legend

Author : Jacobus de Voragine
ISBN : 9780691154077
Genre : History
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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 1260 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 pertaining to the legends and traditions of the church. In this translation, the first in English of the complete text, William Granger Ryan captures the immediacy of this rich work, which offers an important guide for readers interested in medieval art and literature and, more generally, in popular religious culture. Arranged according to the order of saints' feast days, these fascinating stories are now combined into one volume. This edition also features an introduction by Eamon Duffy contextualizing the work.
Category: History

The Golden Legend

Author : Jacobus (de Voragine)
ISBN : MINN:31951002428473A
Genre : Saints
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The Golden Legend

Author : Jacobus
ISBN : 0140446486
Genre : Fiction
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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 glass. This selection of over 70 biographies ranges from the first Apostles and Roman martyrs to near-contemporaries like St Dominic, St Francis of Assisi and St Elizabeth of Hungary. Jacobus's book is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand medieval imagery, art and thought: this fine new translation captures both its vigour and variety.
Category: Fiction

The Golden Legend

Author : Jacobo de Vorágine (Beato.)
ISBN : 0691001537
Genre : Religion
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In the course of reading these stories, which are arranged according to the order of saints' feasts days throughout the liturgical year, readers happen upon many fascinating cultural and historical topics. At the same time, these stories draw abundantly on Holy Scripture to shed light on the mysteries of the Christian faith.
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The Golden Legend

Author : Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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The Golden Legend

Author : Nadeem Aslam
ISBN : 9780571330768
Genre : Fiction
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE JHALAK PRIZE 2018 When shots ring out on the Grand Trunk Road, Nargis's life begins to crumble around her. Her husband, Massud - a fellow architect - is caught in the crossfire and dies before she can confess to him her greatest secret. Under threat from a powerful military intelligence officer, who demands that she pardon her husband's American killer, Nargis fears that the truth about her past will soon be exposed. For weeks someone has been broadcasting people's secrets from the minarets of the city's mosques and, in a country where the accusation of blasphemy is a currency to be bartered, the mysterious broadcasts have struck fear in Christians and Muslims alike. Against this background of violence and fear, two outsiders - the young Christian woman Helen and the mysterious Imran from Kashmir - try to find an island of calm in which their love can grow. In his characteristically luminous prose, Nadeem Aslam reflects Pakistan's past and present in a single mirror - a story of corruption, resilience, and the hope that only love and the human spirit can offer.
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Women From The Golden Legend

Author : Emma Gatland
ISBN : 9781855662292
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book examines one collection of saints' lives, or sanctorals, and the twenty-five female saints witnessed therein. Included in the study are transcriptions of twenty-two previously unedited lives.
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Two Medieval Stories The Golden Legend And King Robert Of Sicily

Author : Anon E Mouse
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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ISSN: 2397-9607 Issue 133 In this 133rd bedtime story from Baba Indaba’s Children's Stories, Baba Indaba narrates the two medieval stories of THE GOLDEN LEGEND and KING ROBERT OF SICILY. Both tales deal with the vices of pride, arrogance and self-importance and how these were overcome leading to the protagonists to repent of their follies and start doing good for others.......…… Download and read tales of individuals overcoming their own selfishness with all being made right in the end. INCLUDES LINKS TO DOWNLOAD 8 FREE STORIES Each issue also has a "WHERE IN THE WORLD - LOOK IT UP" section, where young readers are challenged to look up a place on a map somewhere in the world. The place, town or city is relevant to the story, on map. HINT - use Google maps. Baba Indaba is a fictitious Zulu storyteller who narrates children's stories from around the world. Baba Indaba translates as "Father of Stories". It is believed that folklore and tales are believed to have originated in India and made their way overland along the Silk and Spice routes and through Central Asia before arriving in Europe. Even so, this does not cover all folklore from all four corners of the world. Indeed folklore, legends and myths from Africa, Australia, Polynesia, and some from Asia too, are altogether quite different and seem to have originated on the whole from separate reservoirs of lore, legend and culture. Baba Indaba,Childrens,Folklore,Fairy,Tales,bedtime story,legends,medieval,golden legend,king robert,sicily,pride,overcoming,vice,arrogance,agression
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The Golden Legend

Author : Samuel Arthur Bent Wadsworth Longfellow
ISBN : 0469612797
Genre : Fiction
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
Category: Fiction

The Golden Legend

Author : Jacobus (de Voragine)
ISBN : OCLC:249621165
Genre : Christian literature, Latin (Medieval and modern)
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Category: Christian literature, Latin (Medieval and modern)