27 September – Saints Cosmas and Damian

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.

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.

In God’s Garden: Stories of the Saints for Little Children by Amy Steedman.

Saints of Italy by Ella Noyes.

Medieval Hagiography

BHL, Supplement 

The Golden Legend (and illustrations)

Art & Architecture

Vatican Colonnade – Cosmas & Damian 

The Church of Santi Cosma e Damiano in Romeapse mosaic 

14C Saints Cosmas and Damian 

Predella of the Annalena Altarpiece by Zanobi Strozzi – Saints Cosmas and Damian Saved from Drowning 

Scenes from the Life by Fra Angelico – The Healing of Palladia (Washington) Saved from Drowning (Munich); Before Lisius (Munich); Crucified and Stoned (Munich); Surviving the Stake (Dublin); Beheading (Louvre); Sepulchring & Healing of Justinian (San Marco)

Altarpiece from the Cappella Medicea del Noviziato in Santa Croce in Florence & Predella – Reconstruction; Three Scenes including Beheading; Healing Scene(Louvre); 

15C Martyrdom of Saints Cosmas and Damian with their Three Brothers 

In the Church of San Lorenzo in Florence – in the Old Sacristy & in the New Sacristy 


Warburg Institute Iconographic Database 

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

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.

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.

Sacred Symbols in Art by Elizabeth Edwards Goldsmith.

%d bloggers like this: