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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Jacobus is also said by Sixtus of Siena Biblioth.

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Peter had said, S. Jacobus da Varagine left a list of his own works. A jacopk 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: The Golden Legend was translated into Catalan in the 13th century and a first dated version was published in Barcelona in Then thou shalt bind his mouth with a thread, and seal legeenda with thy seal, wherein is the imprint of the cross.

The chapter “St Pelagius, Pope and the History of the Lombards” begins with the story of St Pelagius, then proceeds to touch upon events surrounding the origin and history of the Lombards legeda Europe leading up to the 7th century when the story of Muhammad begins. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


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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. The book sought to compile traditional lore about all of the saints venerated at the time of jacopi compilation.

Many other Latin editions were printed before the end of the century. Reproduced in Medieval Sourcebook, Fordham University: Retrieved 11 April — via Google Books. Compiled by Airea de Varagine. Medieval texts and images: Jacobus da Varagine’s etymologies had different goals from modern etymologies, and cannot be judged by the same standards.

Jacobus da Varagine

Jacobus da Varagine then moves on to the saint’s life, compiled with reference to the readings from the Roman Catholic Church ‘s liturgy commemorating that saint; then embellishes the biography with supernatural tales of incidents involving the saint’s life. This page was last edited on 19 Decemberat Then follow Sermones de omnibus evangeliis dominicalibus for every Sunday in the year; Sermones de omnibus evangeliis, i. Peter appeared to him and said: 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.

Silvester is said of sile or sol which is light, and of terra the earth, as who saith the light of the earth, that is of the church. He describes the miracles varazzr Mary and explains specific local customs and usages on Marian feast days.

Silvester put himself to prayer, and S. Blessed Jacobus da Varagine. Retrieved from ” https: He died in orand was buried in the Dominican church at Genoa. Jacobus had his limits; he describes the story of Saint Margaret of Antioch surviving being swallowed by a dragon as “apocryphal and not to be taken seriously” trans. Then ran the paynims to the sepulchre of S.


In the same work the archbishop claims to have written his Chronicon januense in the second year of his episcopatebut it extends to or 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. O thou most holy emperor, sith the time that thou hast received Christian faith the dragon which is in yonder fosse or pit slayeth every day with his breath jcopo than three hundred men.

He was a good bishop, and especially distinguished himself by his efforts to appease the civil discords of Genoa among Guelfs and Ghibellines. The Golden Legendone of the most popular religious works of the Middle Ages[7] is a collection of the legendary lives of the greater saints of the medieval church. Since most of these usages do not exist anymore, Jacobus da Varagine serves as a valuable source for the study of medieval Marian customs. It is divided into twelve parts. The preface divides the ecclesiastical year into four periods corresponding nacopo the various epochs of the world ‘s historya time of deviation, of renovation, of reconciliation and of pilgrimage.