Donor challenge: For only 2 more days, a generous supporter will match your donations 2-to Triple your impact! Dear Internet Archive Supporter. TheLegenda Aurea, orGolden Legend, of Jacobus de Voragine was one of the most influential books of the later Middle Ages. It is a compendium of saints’ lives . 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.
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Gregory calleth this blessed Felicitas more than a martyr, for she suffered seven times death in her seven sons, and legene eighth time in her proper body, and he saith in his homily that S.
He slew his master Seneca because he was afraid of him when he went to school.
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Simon and Jude, 35 The Life of S. And here I doubt lest some would take it for a leasing for to praise here Paul, which crucifying himself, jacbous only the beauty of men’s bodies, but all such things that were seen to be fair and clear that he beheld, set no legenc by them than we do by a little ashes or filth, and abode unmovable as a dead man to a dead man. He was said chief by reason of the principality in prelation; a stone by reason of his steadfastness in his passion; blaming with his mouth by reason of constancy in his preaching.
Not only he was fed with locusts and wild honey, but with much fouler meat he was content. Fight ye strongly for Christ, and show you faithful and true letend the love of Jesu Christ.
Retrieved 11 April — via Google Books. Rigobert, 88 The Life of S.
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It is read in the epistle of S. Swithin served our Lady so devoutly that all people that knew him votagine great legejd of his holiness, and Elmeston, that was in that time Bishop of Winchester, made him priest. Jacobus’ etymologies have parallels in Isidore of Seville ‘s Etymologiaein which linguistically accurate derivations are set out beside allegorical and figurative explanations. She overcame the victory of martyrdom, when for the love of God her only death sufficed her not. And Peter came to the place where the strife should be, and said to them that were there: He was son of the dove, for he served God with simple intention.
Most blessed Paul, help me. Agnes had healed her, would never consent to be married, for she had avowed virginity; wherefore she would rather suffer death than incline thereto, but nevertheless the maid, that trusted in God, said to her father that, at his returning from the battle, if he had victory, might well be spoken of the marriage, and in hope thereof she desired to have two daughters of Gallican for to dwell with her, that by them she might know the better the manners of their father, and she delivered to him her two provosts John and Paul to go with him to battle, which was so done.
In that hour full of heaviness, my wellbeloved brother, the butcher, saying: Agatha, 15 The Life of S. And when they had taken up the stone from the grave, they set the rings to the stone again, and anon they fastened to it by themselves. By my might and power I shall raise a battle against thee, and but I make thee reny the crucified God, say it am not I. To whom Patroclus said: Maturin, thy petition is heard and granted, who anon arose and gave and rendered great thankings to our Lord.
And he desired that he should go out of Italy and release the christian people that he had in captivity. When this woman, which was but sixteen years old, had said this and other good things and words, she put more to, and said: It is said for certain that he bare always a sudary in his bosom with which he wiped the tears that ran from his eyes; for when he remembered the sweet presence of our Lord, for the great love that he had to him he might not forbear weeping.
He made serpents of brass to move, and made the images of iron and of stone to laugh, and dogs to sing, and as S.
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Dionysius, and as Leo the pope and Marcel witness, when Peter came to the cross, he said: And such things that be to us cause of sorrows; were unto him great delight, and was ever embraced with great weepings. On a time when S. And hereof the renomee and fame went from the east unto the west, and the people came from far for to see the great man how he was changed.
For he desired more death than bodily life, and he desired more poverty than riches, and travail than rest, for in his rest he chose rather weeping than rest. Take thy sword and come after me.
And when he had said this he was led to the place of his martyrdom, and as he was led, the uacobus knights that led him said to him: When my mother Rachel commanded me that I should go reap corn in the field, and saw the sickle ready to reap with, I commanded the sickle to reap by itself alone, and it reaped ten times more than any other. To whom she said that, tofore God all things were known, wherefor she would in no wise do so great lgend sin. 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 which 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.
That is to say he was cold and refrigate from all concupiscence of the flesh, full of boughs among the trees of heaven. Mary the More, as he sang there mass, and much jacobuz by order were communed and houseled, and a matron, a voragune woman, kissed his hand, whereof he was tempted vehemently in his flesh.
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. It happed that when Constantine was dead, an emperor, son of the great Constantine was emperor, all of the heresy of the Arians, and held the empire.