6 August – Saint Sixtus II

Modern Hagiography

Roman Martyrology

Sanctorale Catholicum

Lives of the Saints by Alban Butler.

Lives of the Saints by Sabine Baring-Gould.

The Liturgical Year by Dom Guéranger.

An Alphabet of Saints by Robert Hugh Benson, Reginald Balfour, and Charles Ritchie.

Victories of the Martyrs by Saint Alphonsus Liguori.

Legends of the Blessed Sacrament Gathered from the History of the Church and the Lives of the Saints by Emily Mary Shapcote.

Medieval Hagiography

BHL, Supplement

Inscription at Tomb written by Pope Damasus (Carmen X)

Liber pontificalis 

The Golden Legend (and illustrations)

Writings by Pope Sixtus II

Documenta Catholica Omnia 

Art & Architecture

Cappella Niccolina, Palazzi Pontifici, Vatican painted by Fra Angelico (see also)

Portrait in the Sistine Chapel by Sandro Botticelli (try to find in situ)


Warburg Institute Iconographic Database 

Post-Biblical Saints Art Index

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