15 July – Saint Henry II of Bavaria

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.

True Historical Stories for Catholic Children by Josephine Portuondo.

Medieval Hagiography


Writings of Saint Henry

Documenta Catholica Omnia 

Art & Architecture

Basel Antependium 

Sacramentary of Henry II 

Gospel Book of Henry II 

Pericopes of Henry II 

On Henry II’s library (and here)

Portal Sculptures at Bamberg Cathedral

Stained Glass Window in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

16th-century tomb in Bamberg Cathedral by Tilman Riemenschneider (more here)

Warburg Institute Iconographic Database

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.

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