Golden Legend, vol. 5

by Jacobus de Voragine


The GOLDEN LEGEND Volume 5 (aka LIVES of the SAINTS) recounts the faith and suffering of over thirty saints/martyrs, many of whom are from the Bible or Apocrypha. This volume has a wide selection of stories from Augustine to Matthew. It also includes the Feast of Michael the Archangel and the Exaltation of the Cross. Stories were first compiled in 1275 and published in 1470. Eventually, it was translated into English by William Caxton and published in 1483. This volume includes the conversion of Paul with commentary.

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Born: AD 1228
Died: July 14, 1298
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