12 August – Saint Clare of Assisi

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 Liturgial 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.

Stories of the Saints for Children [First Series] by Mary Seymour.

Maidens of Hallowed Names by Charles Piccirillo.

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

Anecdotes and Incidents: Ecclesiastical and Religious 

Medieval Hagiography

BHL, Supplement 

The Life of Saint Clare by Thomas Celano.

The Golden Legend 

Writings by Saint Clare

The Rule of the Holy Virgin Saint Clare 

Art & Architecture

Vatican Colonnade 

San Damiano, Assisi 

Basilica di Santa Chiara, Assisi 

13C Altarpiece of Saint Clare 

With St. Francis in the Church of San Francesco in Assisi 

With St. Elizabeth of Hungary in the Church of San Francesco in Assisi 

Panel with St. Elizabeth of Hungary 

Death of Saint Clare 

Saint Clare Rescuing a Child from a Wolf 

German Woodcut 


Warburg Institute Iconographic Database 

Guide to Christian Iconography: Images, Symbols, and Texts 

Medieval Religion Listserv – 2016 Dillon.

Post-Biblical Saints Art Index

Franciscan Legends in Italian Art: Pictures in Italian Churches and Galleries by Emma Gurney Salter.

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.

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

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.

Sacred Symbols in Art by Elizabeth Edwards Goldsmith.


Prayer to Saint Clare 

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.

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