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The golden legend : readings on the saints

Author: Jacobus, de Voragine; William Granger Ryan
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1993.
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Depicting the lives of the saints in an array of both factual and fictional stories, "The Golden Legend" was perhaps the most widely read book, after the Bible, during the late Middle Ages. This  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
biographie
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacobus, de Voragine; William Granger Ryan
ISBN: 0691008655 9780691008653 0691031789 9780691031781 0691008949 9780691008943 0691001537 9780691001531 0691001545 9780691001548
Language Note: Translated from the Latin.
OCLC Number: 26400270
Description: 2 volumes ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Legenda aurea.
Responsibility: Jacobus de Voragine ; translated by William Granger Ryan.
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"Art historians depend on it...Medievalists should know it inside-out... [F]or the rest of us it remains a treasure-house of European culture, crammed full of the things which everyone, once upon a Read more...

 
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