30 November – Saint Galgano

Modern Hagiography

Roman Martyrology

“The Marvellous Sword” in Saints of Italy by Ella Noyes (Dent, 1901).

The True Story of the Sword in the Stone (an audiobook).

Contemporary Hagiography


Scholarly Articles

“The 12th Century Sword of San Galgano in the Hermitage of Montesiepi in Tuscany: A Transmission of the Arthurian Legend?”

“San Galgano: A Cistercian Monastery of the Middle Ages” (photos of the ruins and a plan of the complex)


Saint Galgano Showing Saint Michael the Sword in the Stone by Ambrogio Lorenzetti

Adoration of the Shepherds between Saints Augustine and Galgano by Giovanni d’Ambrogio

15C Saint Michael Leading Saint Galgano

15C Relief

15C Relief

Post-Biblical Saints Art Index

Medieval Religion Listserv – 2015 Dillon.

Warburg Institute Iconographic Database


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