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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He was the author, or more accurately the compiler, of Legenda Aureathe Golden Legenda collection of the legendary lives of the greater saints of the medieval church that was one of the most popular religious works of the Middle Ages.

Jacobus is relevant to mariology in light of his numerous Marian sermons, Sermones de sanctis per circulum anni feliciter and his Laudes Beatae Mariae Virginis.

An example in Caxton’s translation shows his method:. Retrieved from ” https: The Golden Legend Latin: He was provincial of Lombardy from tillwhen he was removed at the meeting of the order in Paris.

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A typical example of the sort of story related, also involving St. Retrieved 16 November Almost as popular were Jacobus’ collected sermons, also termed “Aurei. Our Lord Jesus Christ which was born of the Virgin Ad, crucified, buried and arose, and now sitteth on the right side of the Father, this is he that shall come to deem and aursa the living and the dead, I commend thee Sathanas that thou abide him in this place till he come.

Retrieved from ” https: He died in orand was buried in the Dominican church at Genoa. In Nicholas empowered him to absolve the people of Genoa for their offence in aiding the Sicilians against Charles II. Views Read Edit View history. He also represented his own province at the councils of Lucca and Ferrara Jacobus had his limits; he describes the story of Jackpo Margaret of Antioch surviving being swallowed by a dragon as “apocryphal and not aurez be taken seriously” trans.


Readings on the Saints”. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Golden Legend. Blessed Jacobus da Varagine. Legenda varzaze or Legenda sanctorum is a collection of hagiographies by Blessed Jacobus de Varagine that was widely read in late medieval Europe. Venice, H75 ; a Czech one at Pilsen—, and at Prague; Caxton ‘s English versions, and ; and a German one in In this time it happed that there was at Rome a dragon in a pit, which every akrea slew with his breath more than three hundred men.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Maria compositus, consisting of about discourses on the attributes, titles, etc. Reames, The Legenda Aurea: 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: 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 more than three hundred men.

Agatha and took the cloth that lay upon her tomb, and held it abroad against the fire, and anon on the ninth day after, which was the day of her feast, ceased the fire as soon as it came to the cloth that they brought from her tomb, showing that our Lord kept the city from the said fire by the merits of S. He was a good bishop, and especially distinguished himself by his efforts to appease the civil discords of Genoa jjacopo Guelfs and Ghibellines. Silvester answered that by the might of God he promised to make him cease of his hurt and blessure of this people.

The Golden Legend or Lives of the Saints. 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. The preface divides the ecclesiastical year into four periods corresponding to the various epochs of the world ‘s historya time of deviation, of renovation, of reconciliation and of pilgrimage.

Then thou and the two priests shall come to me whole and safe, and such bread as I shall make ready for you ye shall eat. Since most of these usages do not exist anymore, Jacobus da Varagine serves as a valuable source for the study of medieval Marian customs.


That is to say he was cold and refrigate from all concupiscence of the flesh, full of boughs among the trees of heaven. Jacobus da Varagine left a list of his own works. Giacomo da Varazze, Jacopo da Varazze ; c. A French version was made by Jean Belet de Vigny in the 14th century. The second period includes the Genoese crusading exploits in the East, and extends to their victory over the Pisans c.

Jacobus is also said by Sixtus of Siena Biblioth.

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Retrieved 11 April — via Google Books. 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 in Europe leading up to the 7th aureea when the story of Muhammad begins.

Peter had said to him, and bound his mouth with the thread, and sealed it, and after returned, and as he came upward again he met with two enchanters jacpoo followed him for to see if he descended, which were almost dead of the stench of the dragon, whom he brought with him whole and sound, which anon were baptized, with a great multitude of people with them.

In the same work the archbishop claims to have written his Chronicon januense in the second year of his episcopatebut it extends to or 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.

The book is considered the closest to an encyclopaedia of medieval saint lore that survives today; as such it legnda invaluable to art historians and medievalists who seek to identify saints depicted in art by their deeds and attributes.