16 August – Saint Roch

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 Liturgical Year by Dom Guéranger.

La vie des saints 

Pictorial Half Hours with the Saints by Auguste François Lecanu.

Stories of the Saints for Children Second Series by Mary Seymour.

Medieval Hagiography


The Golden Legend 

Art & Architecture

Standing Portrait by Fra Angelico 

Paintings in the Church of the Scuola Grande di San Rocco by Tintoretto

Feast Day of St. Roch by Canaletto

Christ Appointing Saint Roch as Patron Saint of Plague Victims by Rubens

St. Roch Interceding with the Blessed Virgin for Victims of the Plague by Jacques-Louis David.

Saint-Roch, Paris 


Warburg Institute Iconographic Database 

Guide to Christian Iconography: Images, Symbols, and Texts 

“Saint Roch: The Plague, The Cult, and The Image” 

Post-Biblical Saints Art Index

Sacred and Legendary Art volume II by Mrs. Jameson.

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.

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