31 December – Saint Sylvester

Modern Hagiography

Roman Martyrology

Sanctorale Catholicum

Lives of the Saints by Alban Butler.

Lives of the Saints by Francis Weninger.

Lives of the Saints by Sabine Baring-Gould.

The Liturgical Year by Dom Guéranger

Character Calendar 

Pictorial Lives of the Saints 

La vie des saints 

Our Birthday Bouquet Culled from the Shrines of the Saints and the Gardens of the Poets by Eleanor C. Donnelly.

Pictorial Half Hours with the Saints by Auguste François Lecanu.

Miniature Lives Of The Saints For Every Day In The Year by Henry Sebastian Bowden.

Stories of the Saints for Children: The Black Letter Saints by Mrs. Molesworth. 

Martyrs and Saints of the First Twelve Centuries: Studies from the Lives of the Black Letter Saints of the English Calendar by Elizabeth Rundle Charles.

Medieval Hagiography

BHL, Supplement

Liber pontificalis

The Golden Legend (and illustrations)

Writings of Saint Sylvester

Documenta Catholica Omnia

Art & Architecture

Vatican Colonnade

A chapel dedicated to Saint Sylvester in the church of Santi Quattro Coronati in Rome preserves a vividly colored fresco cycle dating to the thirteenth century.  The cycle depicts stories that were fabricated several centuries after his lifetime (informationphotos, scroll down past photographs from San Clemente to see the photographs from the chapel of Saint Sylvester – video).

18C Libro del Compendio della Vita di tutti Santi

Warburg Institute Iconographic Database

Medieval Religion Listserv – 2016 Dillon.

Post-Biblical Saints Art Index

Sacred and Legendary Art volume II by Mrs. Jameson.

A Handbook of Christian Symbols and Stories of the Saints as Illustrated in Art by Clara Erskine Clement.

Lives and Legends of the Great Hermits and Fathers of the Church, with Other Contemporary Saints by Mrs. Arthur Bell.

The Saints in Art with Their Attributes and Symbols, Alphabetically Arranged by Margaret E. Tabor.

Saints and their Symbols: A Companion in the Churches and Picture Galleries of Europe by E. A. Greene.

The Saints in Art by Joseph Maria von Radowitz.

Emblems of Saints by Which They Are Distinguished in Works of Art by F. C. Husenbeth.

Music

Medieval Music Database

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