29 July – Saint Martha

Modern Hagiography

Roman Martyrology

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.

“Martha and Mary” by Aubrey de Vere.

Biblical Texts

Christ in the House of Mary and Martha – Luke 10

Raising of Lazarus – John 11 

Anointing at Bethany – John 12 

Medieval Hagiography

BHL, Supplement 

The Golden Legend

Art & Architecture

Reliquary Hand of Saint Martha 

15C Magdalene Altar 

15C Burial of Saint Martha 

La vigilia di Santa Marta by Canaletto

Christ in the House of Mary and Martha by Vermeer

Warburg Institute Iconographic Database 

Guide to Christian Iconography: Images, Symbols, and Texts 

Medieval Religion Listserv – 2016 Dillon.

Sacred and Legendary Art volume I by Mrs. Jameson.

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.

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.


Hymn to Saint Martha 

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