The Golden Legend is a collection of hagiographies by Blessed Jacobus de Varagine that was Among incunabula, printed before , Legenda aurea was printed in more editions than the Bible. Its repetitious nature is explained if Jacobus da Varagine meant to write a compendium of saintly lore for sermons and. Buy Legenda Aurea by Jacopo Da Varagine, A. Vitale Brovarone, L. Vitale Brovarone (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices. Buy Le leggende dei santi: (dalla Legenda aurea) Jacopo da Varagine (Varianti) by Jacobus (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low.
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Even the “correct” explanations silvas”forest”, and the mention of green boughs are used as the basis for an allegorical interpretation. Reames, The Legenda Wurea The correct derivation is alluded to in the text, but set out in parallel to fanciful ones that lexicographers would consider quite wide of the mark.
Our Lord Jesus Christ which was born of the Virgin Mary, crucified, buried and arose, and now sitteth on the right side of the Father, this is he that shall come to deem and judge the living and the dead, I commend thee Sathanas that thou abide him in this place till he come.
A substantial portion of Jacobus’ text was drawn from two epitomes of collected lives of the saints, both also arranged in the order of the liturgical year, written by members of his Dominican order: A Latin edition is assigned to about ; and a dated one was published at Lyon in Wikisource has original text related to this article: The cardinals, however, propter honorem Communis Januae “for the honor of the commune of Genoa”determined to carry out this consecration on the Sunday after Easter.
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A French version was made by Jean Belet de Vigny in the 14th century. He was a good bishop, and especially distinguished himself by his efforts to appease the civil discords of Genoa among Guelfs and Ghibellines. Robert Appleton Company, The tenth gives the ecclesiastical history of Genoa from the time of its first known bishopSaint Valentine”whom we believe to have lived about A.
The Golden Legend or Lives of the Saints.
Jacobus da Varagine typically begins with an often fanciful etymology for the saint’s name. Retrieved 16 November The penultimate chapter”De Sancto Pelagio Papa,” contains a universal history from the point of view of Lombardyor Historia Lombardica History of Lombardy”from the middle of the 6th century. Then came the bishops of the idols unto the emperor and said unto him: He entered the Dominican order inand became the prior at VarazzrBologna and Asti in succession.
It overtook and eclipsed earlier compilations of abridged legendaria, the Abbreviatio in gestis et miraculis sanctorum attributed to the Dominican chronicler Jean de Mailly and the Epilogus in gestis sanctorum of the Dominican preacher Bartholomew of Trent. The book is considered the closest to an encyclopaedia of medieval vadazze lore that survives today; as such it is invaluable to art historians and jaccopo who seek to identify saints depicted varasze art by their deeds and attributes.
Webarchive template wayback links Webarchive template archiveis links Articles incorporating a citation from the Catholic Encyclopedia with Wikisource reference. The Walters Art Museum. Initially entitled Legenda sanctorum Readings of the Saintsit gained its popularity under the title by which it is best known.
Giacomo da Varazze, Jacopo da Varazze ; c. This page was last edited on 9 Decemberat Since most of these usages do not exist anymore, Jacobus da Varagine serves as a valuable source for the study of medieval Marian customs. An example in Caxton’s translation shows his method:. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Many other Latin editions were printed before the end of the century. In this time it happed that there was at Rome a dragon in a pit, which every day slew with his breath more than three hundred men.
Silvester and asked counsel of him of this matter.
Jacopl the last occasion he was one of the four delegates charged with signifying Pope Nicholas IV ‘s desire for varxzze deposition of Munio de Zamora – who had been master of the Dominican order from and was eventually deprived of his office by a papal bull dated 12 April Retrieved 11 April — via Google Books.
Early in the same pope, himself a Franciscansummoned Jacobus to Rome, intending to consecrate him archbishop of Genoa.
To this list his biographer Giovanni Monleone  adds several other works, such as a defence of the Dominicans, printed at Venice inand a Summa virtutum et vitiorum Guillelmi Peraldia Dominican who died in