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Golden Legend

(Legenda aurea; Legenda sanctorum; Historia Lombardica or Langobardica). Manual containing chiefly lives of saints (often legendary) uncritically compiled by Jacob* of Voragine 1255–66 from MSS and oral tradition. Popular book of edification in the W Ch. of the Middle Ages.

Edited by: Erwin L. Lueker, Luther Poellot, Paul Jackson
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