28 September – Saint Wenceslas

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.

Miniature Lives Of The Saints For Every Day In The Year by Henry Sebastian Bowden.

Deeds of Faith by John Mason Neale.

Medieval Hagiography

BHL, Supplement 

Art & Architecture

Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Guelf. 11,2 Augusteus 4 – folio 21r, folio 18v, folio 20v (better photographs here)

15C Burial of Saint Wenceslas 

Statue of Saint Wenceslas, Wenceslas Square 

Warburg Institute Iconographic Database 

Post-Biblical Saints Art Index

Legends of the Monastic Orders as Represented in the Fine Arts by Mrs. Jameson.

Lives and Legends of the English Bishops and Kings, Mediaeval Monks, and Other Later Saints by Mrs. Arthur Bell.

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.

Music

Svatý Václave (Saint Wenceslas Chorale) – Translation in Description; Instrumental Version; About 

Jirák – Suk: Meditation on the Saint Wenceslas Chorale, Op 35a (alternately)

Good King Wenceslas (about)

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