11 April – Saint Leo the Great

Modern Hagiography

Roman Martyrology

Sanctorale Catholicum

Lives of the Saints by Alban Butler.

Lives of the Saint 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.

Stories of the Saints Fourth Series Saints of the Early Church by Mary Seymour.

Memorials of the Blessed: A Series of Short Lives of the Saints by Charles B. Fairbanks.

True Historical Stories for Catholic Children by Josephine Portuondo.

Short Instructive Sketches from the Lives of the Saints

Anecdotes and Incidents: Ecclesiastical and Religious

Medieval Hagiography

BHL, Supplement

Liber pontificalis

The Golden Legend (and illustrations)

Writings of Pope Leo the Great

Documenta Catholica Omnia

Letters and Sermons

Select Sermons of Leo the Great on the Incarnation with his Twenty-Eighth Epistle, Called the Tome

Excerpt from On the Nativity; Excerpt from On the Transfiguration

Art & Architecture

Vatican Colonnade

Raphael’s painting of The Meeting between Pope Leo the Great and Attila the Hun in the Stanza di Heliodoro in the Vatican (see also and historical accounts of the meeting)

17C relief carving of The Meeting between Pope Leo the Great and Attila the Hun


Warburg Institute Iconographic Database

A Guide to Christian Iconography: Images, Symbols, and Texts

Medieval Religion Listserv – 2016 Dillon.

Post-Biblical Saints Art Index

Sacred and Legendary Art volume II by Mrs. Jameson.

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

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.

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