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dc.contributor.authorde Voragine, Jacobus
dc.identifier.citationde Voragine, Jacobus. Excerpt from "The Golden Legend." London: Printed by William Caxton, 1483. Bentley Rare Book Museum.en_US
dc.descriptionThis printed leaf is an excerpt from "The Lyfe of Saynt George" within "The Golden Legend." This text was originally written in Latin by Jacobus de Voragine in the thirteenth century. It was later printed by William Caxton in the fifteenth century. William Caxton is generally known as the first English printer. "The Golden Legend" is a collection of hagiographies, or biographies of saints. This excerpt was printed in blackletter font on rag linen paper and includes a woodcut illustration.en_US
dc.description.abstractExcerpt of "The Lyfe of Saynt George" from "The Golden Legend." Originally written by Jacobus de Voragine (1229-1298) and translated and printed in English by William Caxton (circa 1422-1492).en_US
dc.publisherPrinted by William Caxtonen_US
dc.subjectJacobus de Voragine, approximately 1229-1298en_US
dc.subjectCaxton, William, approximately 1422-1491 or 1492en_US
dc.titleExcerpt from "The Golden Legend"en_US

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    A selection of digitized manuscript leaves and book excerpts demonstrating the development of the written and printed word in the late medieval period and the early modern era in the West.

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