21 October – Saint Ursula and Her Companions

Annus Dierum Sanctorum

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

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.

Saint Ursula by John Ruskin.

Medieval Hagiography

BHL, Supplement

Herric, Life of Saint Ursula

The Golden Legend (and illustrations)

Art & Architecture

Vatican Colonnade

Basilica of Saint Ursula in Cologne

Reliquary Bust

14C Panel

Martyrdom of St Ursula before the City of Cologne

Legend of Saint Ursula by Carpaccio

Saint Ursula Shrine by Hans Memling

15C St Ursula Protecting the Eleven Thousand Virgins with Her Cloak

Nef of Saint Ursula

Legend of St Ursula, the Church and the Synagogue by the Master of the Legend of Saint Ursula – interior, exterior, detail

Second altarpiece by a second Master of the Legend of Saint Ursula – St Ursula Announces to her Father her Departure on a Pilgrimage to Rome, Dream of St Ursula, Ursula with her Parents at the Altar

The Martyrdom of Saint Ursula by Caravaggio

Painting by Zurbaran

17C Embarcation of Saint Ursula

18C Libro del Compendio della Vita di tutti Santi

Warburg Institute Iconographic Database

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

Medieval Religion Listserv – 2016 Dillon.

Google Arts & Culture

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.


Hildegard von Bingen, 11,000 Virgins

Sacred Cantata and Poem

Afar, Upon a Foreign Shore

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