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The correct derivation is legenda aurea to in the text, but set out in parallel to fanciful ones that lexicographers would consider quite wide of the mark. Even the "correct" explanations silvas, "forest", and the mention of green boughs are used as the basis for an allegorical interpretation.

Jacobus da Varagine's etymologies had legenda aurea goals from modern etymologies, and cannot be judged by the same standards.

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Jacobus' etymologies have parallels in Isidore of Seville 's Etymologiaein which linguistically accurate derivations are set out beside allegorical and figurative explanations. Jacobus da Varagine then moves on to the saint's life, compiled with reference to the readings from the Roman Catholic Church 's liturgy commemorating that saint; then embellishes the biography with supernatural tales of incidents involving the saint's life.

Medieval view of Muhammad[ edit ] The chapter "St Pelagius, Pope and legenda aurea 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 legenda aurea to the 7th century when the story of Muhammad legenda aurea.

Miracle tales of relics[ edit ] Many of the stories also conclude with miracle tales and similar wonderlore from accounts of those who called upon that saint for aid or used the saint's relics.

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Agatha to supernaturally repel an eruption of Mount Etna: And for to prove that she had prayed for the salvation of the country, at the beginning of February, the year after her martyrdom, there arose a great fire, and came from legenda aurea mountain toward the city legenda aurea Catania and burnt the earth and stones, it was so fervent.

Then ran the paynims to the sepulchre of S. Agatha and took the cloth that lay upon her tomb, and held it abroad against the fire, and anon on the ninth day after, which was the day of her feast, ceased the fire as soon as it came to the cloth that they brought from her tomb, showing that our Lord kept the city from the said fire by the merits of S.

Barbaraa virgin who turned to Christianity against the will of her pagan father, is mostly known from the Golden Legend.


Many of his stories have no legenda aurea known source. Lambert, 70 The Life of S. Matthew,71 The Life of S. Maurice, 75 The Life of S.


Justina, 79 The Lives of SS. Forsey, 84 The Feast of S.

Michael, 86 The Life of S. Jerome, 94 The Translation of S.

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Remigius, legenda aurea The Life of S. Logier [Ledger], The Life of S. Pelagienne [Pelagia], The Life of S. Margaret, also called S.

Thaisis [Thais], The Life of S. Denis, The Life of S. Edward the Confessor, 3 The Life of S.