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Books by Jacobus de Voragine

  • The Golden Legend
  • 229 ratings
  • September 24th 1998 by Penguin Classics

    (first published 1260)

  • Texas Real Estate Law
  • 7 ratings
  • April 6th 2012 by South Western Educational Publishing

    (first published 1979)

Jacobus de Voragine
  • Jacobus de Voragine

  • Died: June 18, 1298
  • Born: Voragine (Varazze), Italy.

  • Description: Blessed Jacobus de Varagine or Voragine was an Italian chronicler and archbishop of Genoa. He was the author, or more accurately the compiler, of Legenda Sanctorum, also known as the Golden Legend, a collection of the legendary lives of the greater saints of the medieval church that was one of the most popular religious works of the Middle Ages.

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