Hagiography
A hagiography /ˌhæɡiˈɒɡrəfi/ is a biography of a saint or an ecclesiastical leader.Christian hagiographies focus on the lives, and notably the miracles of men and women canonized by the Roman Catholic...
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On the Resting-Places of the Saints
On the Resting-Places of the Saints is a heading given to two early medieval pieces of writing, also known as Þá hálgan and the Secgan, which exist in various manuscript forms in both Old English and ...
Vita Sancti Wilfrithi
The Vita Sancti Wilfrithi or Life of St Wilfrid (spelled "Wilfrid" in the modern era) is an early 8th-century hagiographic text recounting the life of the Northumbrian bishop, Wilfrid. Although a hagi...
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John Evangelist Stadler
John Evangelist Stadler (December 24, 1804 in Parkstetten, in the Diocese of Regensburg – December 30, 1868 in Augsburg) was a Bavarian hagiographer.After completing the humanities in the Gymnas...
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Acta Triadis Thaumaturgae
Acta Triadis Thaumaturgae or The Acts of a Wonder-Working Triad is a hagiography of the Irish saints, Saint Patrick, Brigid of Kildare, and St Columba. It was published at Leuven in 1647 by John Colga...
Legendary material in Christian hagiography
A legendary is in Christian literature a collection of biographies of saints or other holy figures. The pre-eminent example of the form is the mid-thirteenth-century Legenda aurea or 'Golden Legend', ...
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Synaxarium
Synaxarion or Synexarion (pl. Synaxaria; Greek: Συναξάριον, from συνάγειν, synagein, "to bring together"; cf. etymology of synaxis and synagogue; Latin: Synaxarium, Synexarium), is the name given ...
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The Descent from the Cross (van der Weyden)
The Descent from the Cross (or Deposition of Christ, or Descent of Christ from the Cross) is a panel painting by the Flemish artist Rogier van der Weyden created c. 1435, now in the Museo del Prado, M...
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Vitas Patrum Emeritensium
The Vitas Patrum Emeritensium is an early Medieval Latin hagiographical work written by an otherwise unknown Paul the Deacon of Mérida. The work narrates the lives of the five bishops who held the s...
Saint Mari
Saint Mari was converted by Saint Addai. He is said to have had Mar Aggai as his spiritual director. He is also believed to have done missionary work around Nineveh, Nisibis, and along the Euphrates,...
Peter van der Bosch
Peter van der Bosch (19 October 1686, Brussels—14 November 1736) was a Bollandist (Jesuit hagiographer).After studying the humanities at the College of Brussels from 1698 to 1705, he entered the...
Bede
Bede (/ˈbiːd/ BEED; Old English: Bǣda or Bēda; 672/673 – 26 May 735), also referred to as Saint Bede or the Venerable Bede (Latin: Bēda Venerābilis), was an English monk at the monastery of Sa...
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Venantius Fortunatus
Venantius Honorius Clementianus Fortunatus (c.530–c.600/609) was a Latin poet and hymnodist in the Merovingian Court, and a Bishop of the early Catholic Church. He was never canonised but was ve...
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Lausiac History
The Lausiac History (Historia Lausiaca) is a seminal work archiving theDesert Fathers (early Christian monks who lived in the Egyptiandesert) written in 419-420 by Palladius of Galatia, at the request...
South English Legendary
The South English Legendary is a Middle English (13th to 14th century) hagiographic work, best preserved in MS Harley 2277 and CCCC 145, which contain 92 narrative lives, extremely varied in length, u...
Les Martyrs d'Égypte
Les Martyrs d'Égypte is a work by Hippolyte Delehaye, included in Analecta Bollandiana #40. It contains references to several saints, including:
Synaxaire Arabe-Jacobite
Synaxaire Arabe-Jacobite is a volume containing biographies of several saints. These include:
Folcard
Folcard or Foulcard (fl. 1066) was a Flemish hagiographer.
Folcard, a Fleming by birth, was a monk of St. Bertin's in Flanders (now Northern France), and is supposed to have come over to England i...
Menologium der Orthodox-Katholischen Kirche des Morgenlandes
Menologium der Orthodox-Katholischen Kirche des Morgenlandes is a volume of hagiography by Probst Mayhew, published in Berlin in 1900. It is the sole primary collected source of several lives of saint...
Charles De Smedt
Charles De Smedt (6 April 1833, Ghent, Belgium – 4 March 1911, Brussels) was a Belgian Jesuit priest and hagiographer. He was a Bollandist, and is noted for having introduced critical h...
Stephen of Ripon
Stephen of Ripon is the author of the eighth-century Vita Sancti Wilfrithi ("Life of Saint Wilfrid"). Another name that has been traditionally attributed to him is Eddius Stephanus or Æddi Stephanus,...
Kirchliches Handlexikon
Kirchliches Handlexicon is a book published by Michael Buchberger in Munich in 1907.It describes several saints, listed below:
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Acts of the Martyrs
Acts of the Martyrs (Latin Acta Martyrum) are accounts of the suffering and death of a Christian martyr or group of martyrs. These accounts were collected and used in church liturgies from early times...
The Saints of Georgia
The Saints of Georgia is a book of hagiography published by Bessarion. It is a primary source of biographies of saints, including the following:
Leoluca
Saint Leoluca, also Leone Luca, Leo Luke of Corleone, or Luke of Sicily (c. 815 – c. 915) was the Abbot and Wonderworker of the Monastery of Mount Mula in Calabria, and a founder of Italo-Greek monast...
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Miracle of the roses
A miracle of the roses is a miracle in which roses manifest an activity of God or of a saint. Such a miracle is presented in various hagiographies and legends in different forms, and it occurs in conn...
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The Lives of the Saints (Baring-Gould)
The Lives of the Saints is a sixteen-volume collection of lives of the saints by Sabine Baring-Gould, first published between 1872 and 1877 by John Hodges, of London, and later republished in Edinburg...