The Hagiography Sourcebook is an annotated collection of scientific material on hagiographic research from the entire Middle Ages available online.

Thus, this is a centralised contact point for researchers world-wide. We compiled digitally available primary sources, secondary literature and other relevant digital publications, e.g. blogs.

If you are looking for resources on hagiography, hagiographic scholarship and research into saints, you’re in the right place!

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Image of the Forerunners of Christ with Saints and Martyrs (about 1423-24)
The Forerunners of Christ with Saints and Martyrs (about 1423-24)
Author: Fra Angelico
Created: 15th Century
Tempera on wood, 31,9 x 63,5 cm cm National Gallery, London










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