25 February – Saint Walburga

Modern Hagiography

Lives of the Saints by Alban Butler.

Lives of the Saints by Sabine Baring-Gould.

Stories of the Saints for Children Second Series by Mary Seymour.

Il libro d’oro

Virgin Saints of the Benedictine Order

Medieval Hagiography

BHL, Supplement

Writings by Saint Walburga

Saint Walburga wrote the account of her brother, Willibald’s pilgrimage to the Holy Land.

Art & Architecture

Chapel of Saint Tarasius in San Zaccaria in Venice

11C Antependium

With Saint Amand by Rubens

16C Print, 18C Painting

The Miracle of Saint Walburga by Rubens

Warburg Institute Iconographic Database

Guide to Christian Iconography: Images, Symbols, and Texts

Medieval Religion Listserv – 2016 Dillon.

Post-Biblical Saints Art Index

Legends of the Monastic Orders as Represented in the Fine Arts 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 English Bishops and Kings, Mediaeval Monks, and Other Later 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.


Walpurgisnacht is observed on the 30th of April.

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