22 September – Saint Maurice and the Theban Legion

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.

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.

Anecdotes and Incidents: Ecclesiastical and Religious 

Short Instructive Sketches from the Lives of the Saints 

Medieval Hagiography

BHL, Supplement 

“The Origin of the Cult of Saint Maurice” by David Woods.

The Passion of St. Maurice and the Theban Legion (BHL 5740)

Other Medieval Sources 

Sigebert of Gembloux, “The Martyrdom of the Theban Legion” 

The Golden Legend (and illustrations)

Art & Architecture

The Abbey of Saint Mauriceits Treasury (scroll down for images of objects)

13C Statue of Saint Maurice in Magdeburg Cathedral 

Saint Maurice by Lucas Cranach

16C Partition Paintings in San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, Milan 

Martyrdom of Saint Maurice by El Greco

17C Saint Maurice and the Angel 

Warburg Institute Iconographic Database 

A Guide to Christian Iconography: Images, Symbols, and Texts 

Kornbluth Photography Historical Archive 

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.

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

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.


Des hommes, des siècles, des prières et des mythes” (including two videos)

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