The Christian Classics Ethereal Library makes classic Christian literature available. They select, collect, distribute, and promote valuable literature through the World Wide Web and other media; list writing of the church fathers and translations of different versions of the bible. All documents are machine-readable and thus fully searchable. What is more,… Continue Reading Christian Classics Ethereal Library
This is the website of the Belgian Research Group “Hagiologia” founded in 1994 investigating saints, sanctity and hagiographic topics. They published the Litterae Hagiologicae. However, neither the site nor the journal seems to be active recently.
This is the virtual library “Miguel de Cervantes”. They have a section on Spanish hagiography and include free access to sources, editions, bibliographies, research as well as a collection of interesting links. An excellent site! They are also active on various social media platforms like twitter, facebook and youtube (links below).
This project is not immediately connected to saints, but an excellent digital resource! The actual manuscripts are searchable, for example for the term “saint”. The goal of HIMANIS is to digitize, transcribe and index medieval manuscripts and thus make them accessible for scholars. Currently, they are indexing the Trésor des Chartes… Continue Reading Himanis
This is the website of the Italian association of the study of saints, cults and hagiography. They share information on their publication Sanctorum in Italian and English, about their organisation, their members as well as upcoming events they are holding. They also link to their fairly new youtube-channel.
The website of the Croatian Hagiography Society. They aim for an interdisciplinary analysis of Croation Hagiography and organise regular conferences (“The Saints of Rome”, Rome 4-6 oct 2017). Their website, however, seems to be inactive.
The blog of the team “Digitale Geschichtswissenschaft” (Digital Historical Science) is not strictly concerned with Hagiography and Saints. However, it is THE contact point for all (German-speaking) who are interested in the digital field of history, particularly the digitisation of manuscripts and editions. It is the objective of this platform to… Continue Reading Digitale Geschichtswissenschaft
This is THE web-based community for medievalists working with digital media. Although they are not strictly concerned with sanctity, saints and hagiography, you will find a lot of useful information on these topics and updates on the ever ongoing stream of digitised manuscripts! They have a News-section, a list of… Continue Reading Digital Medievalist
The Bollandistes are the research community which started the scholarship on hagiographic texts (Greek, Latin, Oriental and vernacular) in the 17th century. If you want to learn more about the Société you can click the link below. Here, they also link to their Databases BHLms (Bibliotheca Hagiographica Latina manuscripta), the… Continue Reading Société des Bollandistes
A German collection of links to the homepages of Orthodox archdioceses and dioceses from around the world (sorted by country) as well as links to Catholic, Protestant and Ecumenical associations and dioceses. They also include several websites on liturgy. This site might be particularly interesting if you are looking for… Continue Reading OKI Regensburg – Unsere Linksammlung
A very useful collection of digital resources in German and English: academic blogs of medieval studies, monthly review overviews, calendar, conference proceedings and much more.
The Hagiography Society promotes communication and networking among all those who study saints, hagiography and cults across all cultures and religions. They have newsletter and maintain an ongoing Bibliography of hagiography-related scholarship written by members of the society. They also have a collection of links with some resources and organisations.… Continue Reading Hagiography Society
The Arbeitskreis für hagiographische Fragen is concerned with the interdisciplinary and international connection of research dealing with Saints, Sanctity, Hagiography, Religiosity. There are yearly meetings in Stuttgart-Hohenheim (Germany) to discuss current research and regular conferences in Weingarten. The Programme and Reports of these conferences are available on the website.