The Golden Legend

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Golden Legend (Lat., Legenda Aurea). A manual consisting of lives of the saints and of episodes in the lives of Jesus and Mary, making connection with Christian festivals, in the order of the Church calendar. It was written by the Dominican Jacob of Voragine between 1255 and 1266.

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Golden Legend, The. Cantata by Sullivan for soloists, ch., and orch. to text based on Longfellow's poem. Comp. for Leeds Fest. 1886.

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