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Abstract. SOUZA, Néri de Almeida. Palavra de púlpito e erudição no século XIII: A Legenda aurea de Jacopo de Varazze. Rev. bras. Hist. [online]. , vol Jacopo de Varazze is the author of The Golden Legend ( avg rating, ratings, 15 reviews, published ). Vitae sanctorum, selection from JACOBUS DE VORAGINE, Legenda aurea 1v, Jacobus de Voragine [Jacopo da Varazze], Legenda Aurea, index beginning.

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Among incunabulaprinted beforeLegenda aurea was printed in more editions than the Bible. Then thou shalt bind his mouth with a thread, and seal it with thy seal, wherein is the imprint of the cross. A Latin edition is assigned to about ; and a dated one was published at Lyon in Written in simple, readable Latin, the book was read in its day for its stories.

The adverse reaction to Legenda aurea under critical scrutiny in the 16th century was led by scholars who reexamined the criteria for judging hagiographic sources and found Legenda aurea wanting; prominent among the humanists were two disciples of ErasmusGeorg Witzelin the preface to his Hagiologiumand Juan Luis Vives in De disciplinis. Reames, The Legenda Aurea: A Passional, sometimes called a Legendary, contains a collection of lives of the saints recited and celebrated in the liturgy as opposed to a libellus dedicated to the life, miracles, and passion of a single saint and intended to honor the saints.

Manion, Bernard James Muir, eds. Tome III, Iconographie des saintsvol. In particular, the deviant versions of distinctly local or legend character, such as the present one, defy traditional editorial procedures and beg instead for independent study, which would evaluate them in the context of regional religious practices. And when he came to the pit, he descended down one hundred and fifty steps, bearing with him two lanterns, and found the dragon, and said the words that Jacoo.

For he compiled the legends vvarazze the saints Legenda sanctorum in one volume, adding many things from the Historia tripartita et scholastica, and from the chronicles varaazze many writers. Index to dda Legenda Aurea http: Giacomo ra Varazze, Jacopo da Varazze ; c. This is a file from the Wikimedia Commons.

Jacobus da Varagine

Hier ist der Hagiograph Jacobus von Voragine als Dominikaner in einer mittelalterlichen Schreibstube auf einem Holzschnitt in Miniaturform zu sehen. Silvester is said of sile or sol which is light, jscopo of terra the earth, as who saith the light of the earth, that is of the church.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Later inscription 18th century? The book is considered the closest to an encyclopaedia of medieval saint lore that survives today; as such it is invaluable to art historians and medievalists who seek to identify saints depicted in art by their deeds and attributes.


Webarchive template wayback links Webarchive vaazze archiveis links Articles incorporating a citation from the Catholic Encyclopedia with Legwnda reference. Jacobus da Varagine left a list of his own works. Jacobus reached Rome on Palm Sunday 30 Marchonly to find his patron ill of a deadly sickness, from which he died on Good Friday 4 April.

Then ran the paynims to the sepulchre of S. This work is in the public domain in the United Aurwa because it was published or registered with the U.

Its repetitious nature is explained if Jacobus da Varagine meant to write a compendium of saintly lore for sermons and preachingnot a work of popular entertainment. Nulla autem […] melior quam doctrinam sacre?

The first half of the Golden Legend is omitted, and the manuscript begins not with the start of the Winter Portion, which would include the Saint Andrew and the Advent season, but with Stephen Proto-martyr probably because the Cathedral in Passau was dedicated to this saint see Provenance above. He also represented his own province at the councils of Lucca and Ferrara Views Read Edit View history. He entered the Dominican order inand became the prior at ComoBologna and Asti jadopo succession.

The penultimate chapter”De Sancto Pelagio Papa,” contains a universal history from the point of view of Lombardyor Historia Lombardica History of Lombardy”from the middle of the 6th century.

Errori nella cartulazione manoscritta. Silvester, shows the saint receiving miraculous instruction from Saint Peter in a vision that enables him to exorcise a dragon:. Compiled by Jacobus de Varagine.

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In the mystical body of Christ, she is the neck through which all graces flow from Christ to his body. Or as it is said in glossarioSilvester is to say green, that is to wit, green in contemplation of heavenly things, and a toiler in labouring himself; he was umbrous or shadowous.

The Walters Art Museum. Our Lord Jesus Christ which was born of the Virgin Mary, crucified, buried and arose, and now sitteth on the right side of the Father, this is he that shall come to deem and judge the living and the dead, I commend thee Sathanas that thou abide him in this place till he come.

The book itself, however, falls into five sections: Even the “correct” explanations silvas”forest”, and the mention of green boughs are used as the basis for an allegorical interpretation. Peter had said, S. Maria compositus, consisting of about discourses on the attributes, titles, etc.


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.

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Theologically Jacobus is one of the first of several Christian writers, who view Mary as mediatrix or mediator between God and humanity. The Golden Legendone of the most popular religious works of the Middle Ages[7] is a collection of the legendary lives of the greater saints of the medieval church. In making his selection from the complete Golden Legendthe compiler insisted not only on saints of regional interest but also on saints honored by the Cistercians, which further defines the distinctiveness of this manuscript.

Early in the same pope, himself a Franciscansummoned Jacobus to Rome, intending to consecrate him archbishop of Genoa. It overtook and eclipsed earlier compilations of abridged legendaria, the Abbreviatio in gestis et miraculis sanctorum attributed to the Dominican chronicler Jean de Mailly and the Epilogus in gestis sanctorum of the Dominican preacher Bartholomew of Trent.

In this time it happed that there was at Rome a dragon in a pit, which every day slew with his breath more than three hundred men. In the same work the archbishop claims to have written his Chronicon januense in the second year of his jxcopobut it extends to or Acta sanctorum Augusti…tomus II…quae ex latinis et graecis aliarumque gentium antiquis monumentis collegit…Johannes Bollandus…Paris, V.

He was a good bishop, and especially distinguished himself by his efforts to appease the civil discords of Genoa among Guelfs and Ghibellines. 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 century when the story of Muhammad begins. Iacopo da Varazzeed.

Jacobus’ etymologies have parallels in Isidore of Seville ‘s Etymologiaein which linguistically accurate derivations are set out beside allegorical and figurative explanations.

Passionals, or Legendaries, vary widely in their selection of the saints and the texts devoted to them.