19 September – Saint Januarius and Companions

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.

Victories of the Martyrs by Saint Alphonsus Liguori.

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.

The Liquefaction of The Blood of St. Januarius, at Naples:  An Historical and Critical Examination of The Miracle 

Medieval Hagiography


The Life of Saint Januarius 

Art & Architecture

Online Exhibition: Visit the Catacombs of San Gennaro 

Photos of the Catacombs of San Gennaro 

5C Fresco of Saint Januarius in the Catacombs of San Gennaro 

Menologion of Basil II (about)

13C Reliquary Bust of San Gennaro and in situ 

Royal Chapel of the Treasure of St. Januariusthe dome of San Gennaro’s Chapel 

Copy of Caravaggio Painting of Saint Januarius 

Martyrdom of Saint Januarius by Artemesia Gentileschi 

Painting of the Eruption of Mount Vesuvius of 1631 during a Procession of San Gennaro 

17C Frescoes of Scenes from the Life of St Januarius in the Cappella San Gennaro, Certosa di San Martino, Naples (another view of the chapel and a gallery of images from the Certosa and about the chapel)

17C Saint Gennaro Liberates Naples from the Plague 

Decapitation of San Gennaro 

San Gennaro in the Arena with Lions 

Scene of Terror from the Miracle of San Gennaro 

18C Martyrdom of Saint Januarius 


Warburg Institute Iconographic Database 

Medieval Religion Listserv – 2016 Dillon.

Post-Biblical Saints Art Index

Sacred and Legendary Art volume II 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 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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