The miracle of the black leg: E astern neglect of Western addition to the hagiography of Saints Cosmas and Damian.

@article{Jovi2015TheMO,
  title={The miracle of the black leg: E astern neglect of Western addition to the hagiography of Saints Cosmas and Damian.},
  author={Neboj{\vs}a J. Jovi{\'c} and Marios Theologou},
  journal={Acta medico-historica adriatica : AMHA},
  year={2015},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={
          329-44
        }
}
The Christian miracle tales strongly support the identification of Sts. Cosmas and Damian as doctors. The most famous of the saints' posthumous miracles, is that of the Black Leg. The main source of this story is the Golden Legend by Jacobus da Varagine, collection of fanciful hagiographies compiled in the 13th century. Saints Cosmas and Damian miraculously… CONTINUE READING