Saints" legends. by Gerould, Gordon Hall

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Published by Norwood Editions in [Norwood, Pa.] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Christian literature, English -- History and criticism,
  • Christian saints -- Legends -- History and criticism,
  • Christian saints in literature,
  • Christian hagiography

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementBoston, Houghton-Mifflin, 1916.
SeriesTypes of English literature.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR151.S25 G4 1972
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 393 p. ;
Number of Pages393
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5288520M
ISBN 100883052431
LC Control Number72008013
OCLC/WorldCa2634051

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It was compiled around by Jacobus de Voragine, a scholarly friar and later archbishop of Genoa, whose purpose was to captivate, encourage, and edify the faithful, while preserving a vast store of information pertaining to Cited by: Excerpt from Saints' Legends Furthermore, it has required a good deal of patience to disentangle what I can only describe as the snarl of legends from the later Middle Ages.

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In contrast to the relatively meager production of Anglo‐Latin saints’ lives in the later period is the very considerable production of vernacular texts. For taxonomic convenience this chapter is limited to saints' legends, yet connections should be drawn to their wider literary context.

7 Life-Changing Books by Saints Some saints shared their wisdom and spiritual insight with us though inspirational books that are must-reads. By Christine Galeone christine galeone. Some conflicting legends surround Christopher. In one he is a dog-head captured by the Romans and forced to serve them.

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Folcroft, Pa., Folcroft. During the millenarian 10th century, the era of the Cluniacs and mysticism make the biographies of the saints subjective. The 12th century brings with the new religious orders the contemplative legends of Mary. The thirteenth sees the development of the cities and the citizens, hand in hand with which goes the popularization of the legend by means of collections compiled for the purposes of.

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Compiled by Jacobus de Voragine, Archbishop of Genoa, First Edition Published Englished by William Caxton, First EditionEdited by F.S. Ellis, Temple Classics, (Reprinted) Scanned by Robert Blackmon. [email protected] Genre/Form: Legends Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gerould, Gordon Hall, Saints' legends.

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