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ARTH 4805: Medieval Saints: Images of Saints

Resources on the lives of the saints, hagiography, liturgy and ritual.

Books on Saints

Images of Saints

Finding Images of Saints

As you research your saint, you will find images of them in art reference books, regular art books, journal articles and in these databases.
Search the name of your saint in the databases (last name, first).

Books on Images of Saints

Images of Saints: Reference Books


Search the name of your saint in the UNT Libraries catalog to find books that are all about your saint or have a chapter on your saint.
Also be sure to check for your saint in the books listed on the "Iconography of Saints" tab in this guide. 

Post-Biblical Saints Art Index: a Locator of Paintings, Sculptures, Mosaics, Icons, Frescoes, Manuscript Illuminations, Sketches, Woodcuts, and Engravings

The Oxford Dictionary of Saints (ebook, click to read. If accessing off campus, you will be asked for your EUID and EUID password)

How to Distinguish the Saints in Art by their Costumes, Symbols, and Attributes

Images, Relics, and Devotional Practices in Medieval and Renaissance Italy

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