5 August – Saint Oswald of Northumbria

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.

Character Calendar

Pictorial Lives of the Saints

Miniature Lives Of The Saints For Every Day In The Year by Henry Sebastian Bowden.

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

Medieval Hagiography

BHL, Supplement 

Bede’s Ecclesiastical History – Book III, Chapters I to XIII 

The Life of Saint Oswald by Eadmer (in Latin; in English translation, but not open access)

Art & Architecture

12C Reliquary Head of Saint Oswald at the Metropolitan Museum of Art 

12C Reliquary Head of Saint Oswald in the Hildesheim Cathedral Treasury (flip through first gallery of images)

“Saint Oswald’s Many Heads” – a Zoom presentation on the head reliquaries.

12C Fresco of Saint Oswald in Durham Cathedral 

13C Manuscript Illumination 

Warburg Institute Iconographic Database 

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.

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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