18 August – Saint Helena

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.

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.

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

Stories of the Saints Third Series by Mary Seymour.

Lives and Legends of English Saints by L. M. Shortt.

Medieval Hagiography

BHL, Supplement 

Life of the Blessed Emperor Constantine by Eusebius (continued through following chapters; recorded excerpts)

Ecclesiastical History by Socrates

Ecclesiastical History by Sozomen (and continuing)


Scholarly Encyclopedia Article  

Art & Architecture

2C Statue with 4C Reworked Head of Saint Helena 

Cup of Saint Helena 

Mausoleum of Helena 

Sarcophagus of Saint Helena 

Head of Saint Helena in Trier 

9C Manuscript Drawing  

Portrait by Lucas Cranach the Elder 

The Dream of Saint Helena by Paolo Veronese

The Invention of the Cross by Sebastiano Ricci

17C Statue in San Pietro in Vaticano  


Warburg Institute Iconographic Database 

Guide to Christian Iconography: Images, Symbols, and Texts 

Kornbluth Photography Historical Archive 

Medieval Religion Listserv – 2016 Dillon.

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.

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

Lives and Legends of the Great Hermits and Fathers of the Church, with Other Contemporary 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.

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