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The little flowers of Saint Francis.

With five considerations on the sacred stigmata.

by Lionel Digby Sherley-Price

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Published by Penguin Books in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Francis, of Assisi, Saint, 1182-1226.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTranslated with an introduction by Leo Sherley-Price.
    SeriesThe Penguin classics,, L91
    ContributionsSherley-Price, Lionel Digby, ed. and tr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX4700.F63 E76
    The Physical Object
    Pagination202 p.
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6268553M
    LC Control Number59004940
    OCLC/WorldCa2536113

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    Arthur Livingstone, author of this 's reproduction of Little Flowers, characterizes this text as a masterful work of folk literatures from the Middle phrase "little flowers" refers to "notabilia," or a collection of noteworthy events in the lives of St. Francis and his followers. Picturesque and poetic, The Little Flowers of Saint Francis transports readers to the Middle Ages for an inspiring portrait of the saint and his earliest disciples. One of the world's most popular and widely read religious classics, its universal appeal extends to people of all faiths and every intellectual :

    the little flowers of saint francis of assisi Francis, of Assisi, Saint; In First English Translation Revised and Emended by Dom Roger Hudleston with an Introduction by Arthur Livingston Published by Heritage Press, New York (). Get this from a library! The little flowers of Saint Francis. [Thomas Okey;] -- "First printed in , this collection of stories, or "little flowers," chronicles Saint Francis of Assisi's journeys, activities, and miracles. Told in brief anecdotes of charming simplicity, the.


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The Little Flowers of St. Francis: An Entirely New Version, with 20 Additional Chapters, of the Christian Classic of the Ages Paperback – September 3, by Raphael Brown (Translator, Introduction)/5(23).

First printed inthis collection of stories, or "little flowers," chronicles Saint Francis of Assisi's journeys, activities, and miracles. Told in brief anecdotes of charming simplicity, the stories include Saint Francis' sermon to the birds, his taming of the savage wolf of Gubbio, his conversion of the Sultan of Babylon, and his miraculous healing of a leper/5(37).

The Little Flowers of St. Francis of Assisi was NOT written by St Francis but about St Francis. The book was written supposedly by Brother Ugolino. Think about by: 3. The Little Flowers of Saint Francis is a spiritual classic that has been read for many generations since its publication.

Yet, this edition is a wonderful creation because the editor, Jon M. Sweeney, has put the entries of this work in chronological order/5(4). The Little Flowers (Fioretti) is full of obvious legend about the famous and fascinating medieval saint - from conversing with birds to befriending wolves - yet what comes through is a vision, a picture, a dream: that, when all's said and done, goodness is enough.

If /5. The Little Flowers is a traditional collection of tales of St. Francis, divided into 53 short chapters, which was composed at the end of the 14th century.

Home Categories Recent Authors Lists Series Collections Donate About Contact F.A.Q Search ☰. In Doubleday published through Image Books “The Little Flowers of Saint Francis.” This book is an English translation by Raphael Brown of a Latin text written in the 14th century by Brother Ugolino di Monte Santa Maria.4/5.

First printed inthis collection of stories, or "little flowers," chronicles Saint Francis of Assisi's journeys, activities, and miracles. Told in brief anecdotes of charming simplicity, the stories include Saint Francis' sermon to the birds, his taming of the savage wolf of Gubbio, his conversion of the Sultan of Babylon, and his miraculous healing of a leper/5(36).

The little flowers of St. Francis of Assisi In this book are contained certain little flowers, miracles, and devout examples of that glorious poor follower of Christ, Saint Francis, and of certain of his holy companions.

by Alger, Abby LangdonPages: The Little Flowers is a traditional collection of tales of St. Francis and the early Franciscans. The legend of St. Francis (b. d. ), the patron saint of animals, birds, and the environment, greatly expanded as time went by, and accumulated in this work.

The Little Flowers is a much-loved spiritual classic. This translation by W. Heywood has recently been republished by Vintage, introduced by.

THE LITTLE FLOWERS OF ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ the Crucified, and of His Mother the Virgin Mary. In this book are contained certain Little Flowers, miracles and devout examples of the glorious mendicant of Christ, St. Francis, and of certain of his Holy Companions, to the praise of Jesus Christ.

: Start Publishing LLC. The Little Flowers of St. Francis (Italian Fioretti di San Francesco) is a florilegium (excerpts of his body of work), divided into 53 short chapters, on the life of Saint Francis of Assisi which was composed at the end of the 14th century.

The Little Flowers of St. Francis (Italian Fioretti di San Francesco) is a florilegium (excerpts of his body of work), divided into 53 short chapters, on the life of Saint Francis of Assisi which was composed at the end of Pages: Chapter 1.

In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ the Crucified, and of His Mother the Virgin Mary. In this book are contained certain Little Flowers, Miracles and devout ensamples of the glorious mendicant of Christ, Messer St.

Francis, and of certain of his Holy Companions, to the praise of Jesus Christ. The Little Flowers of Saint Francis of Assisi by Cardinal Manning and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Little Flowers of St Francis of Assisi, First Edition - AbeBooks. The Little Flowers of St.

Francis of Assisi Bachelder, Louise (Editor) & Abby Langdon Alger (Translator) Published by The Peter Pauper Press (). The Little Flowers of St. Francis by Saint Francis of Assisi,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K).

Page 26 - Francis went once on a time from Perugia to St. Mary of the Angels with Brother Leo, in the winter, they suffered greatly from the severity of the cold, and St Francis called to Brother Leo, who was going on a little in advance: " O Brother Leo, although the Friars Minor in these parts give a great example of sanctity and good.

About The Little Flowers of St. Francis of Assisi. With a new Preface by the noted writer Madeleine L’Engle, author of nearly fifty books of fiction and non-fiction, including A Wrinkle in Francis of Assisi’s ecstatic embrace of a life of poverty revolutionized Christianity even as it.

** Active Table of Contents ** The Little Flowers of St. Francis (Italian Fioretti di San Francesco) is a body of work divided into 53 short chapters, on the life of Saint Francis of Assisi which was composed at the end of the 14th century.

The book has been the most popular account of Saint Francis' life and relates many colorful anecdotes, miracles and pious examples from the lives of Author: St. Francis of Assis.

There have been ninety editions of this charming little book written over years. The Little Flowers of St. Francis of Assisi is a collection of legends of the most beloved figure of the Middle Ages.

In the 13th century, St. Francis and his companions vowed to follow the example of Jesus as closely as possible, especially in His poverty, gentleness, and humility.The Little Flowers of St. Francis of Assisi. About the Book the life of St.

Francis of Assisi was translated from original Latin accounts into Italian and became known as "The Little Flowers." While their form is often borrowed from medieval tales, their surface charm is belied by the deep truths of the spiritual life they can still reveal.

Picturesque and poetic, The Little Flowers of Saint Francis transports readers to the Middle Ages for an inspiring portrait of the saint and his earliest disciples. One of the world's most popular and widely read religious classics, its universal appeal extends to /5(K).