Collections of Hagiographical Writings by Ancient and Medieval Authors

The Golden Books: Legends of Saints and Martyrs of the Church, a collection of medieval hagiographic texts, translated by Mrs. Francis Alexander.

On the Martyrs of Palestine by Eusebius (also quite a few saints in his Ecclesiastical Historyvolume I and volume II).

Liber peristephanon (Crowns of Martyrdom), a collection of fourteen poems by Prudentius on Spanish and Roman martyrs.

Liber pontificalis (up to but not including the life of Pope Gregory the Great; an updated translation in two volumes, Up to 715 AD and 715 to 817 AD are free to borrow with registration).

The Dialogue on Miracles by Caesarius of Heisterbach.

Volume I

Volume II

The Golden Legend by Jacobus da Varagine.

Volume I

Volume II

Volume III

Volume IV

Volume V

Volume VI

Volume VII

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