Information on people who are venerated as saints (or "blessed") in more than one Christian tradition.
The legenda are stories about the saints, and often include a mix of historical fact and unhistorical embellishments.
Ancient, Byzantine, and medieval hagiographic original texts, in translation and otherwise, with basic data on the cult of saints, emphasis on historical understanding of the texts. [Note: the word "cult" is a technical term referring to the religious practices surrounding devotion to saints.]
A very popular medieval book of saints' lives, written between 1260 and 1275 by Jacobus de Voragine.
Full text of the 1907 edition of a book by Hippolyte Delehaye, about medieval hagiography. 517K
Daily messages about the first millennium Saints of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Brittany, England, Cornwall, and Isle of Man.
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