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Golden Legend


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A collection of saints' Lives and short treatises on the Christian festivals compiled by James of Voragine. It was completed by 1265. Intended as a source-book for preachers, it became popular with a wider audience.

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Religion.


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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807—1882) American poet


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