26 July – Saint Anne

Modern Hagiography

Roman Martyrology

Sanctorale Catholicum

Lives of the Saint 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. (left side missing)

Lives of the Saints for Children by Theodor Berthold.

“Saint Anne” by Frederick William Faber.

Medieval Hagiography

BHL, Supplement 

Protoevangelium of James 

Gospel of Pseudo-Matthew 

Middle English Legends of Saint Anne 

Art & Architecture

Monologion of Basil II (about)

Wikipedia Gallery 

Wikipedia Entry on Joachim and Anna at the Golden Gate (with photo gallery)

Wikipedia Entry on Presentation of Mary

Wikipedia Entry on Virgin and Child with Saint Anne (with photo gallery)

Warburg Institute Iconographic Database 

Guide to Christian Iconography: Images, Symbols, and Texts 

Kornbluth Photography Historical Archive 

Medieval Religion Listserv – 2016 Dillon.

Google Arts & Culture 

Saint Anne at the Metropolitan Museum of Art 

Lives and Legends of the Evangelists, Apostles, and Other Early Saints by Mrs. Arthur Bell.

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

A Garner of Saints: Being a Collection of the Legends and Emblems Usually Represented in Art by Allen Hinds.

Legends of the Madonna As represented in the Fine Arts by Mrs. Jameson.

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.

Sacred Symbols in Art by Elizabeth Edwards Goldsmith.


Charpentier, “Gaude felix Anna” H.315 

Bach, Prelude and Fugue in E-Flat Major 


Prayer to St. Anne 

Prayer to St. Anne 

Litany of St. Anne 

Manna for the Soul: Meditations for Every Day of the Year by Paulo Segneri.

Meditations on the Life, the Teaching and the Passion of Jesus Christ for Every Day of the Ecclesiastical Year with an Appendix of Meditations for the Festivals of Various Saints by Augustin Maria Ilg.

Goffine’s Devout Instructions on the Epistles and Gospels for the Sundays and Holydays

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