Research

Hagiologia

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.

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Hagiografía Hispánica

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).

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AISSCA: Associazione Italiana per lo Studio della Santità dei Culti e dell’Agiografia

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.

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A Clerk of Oxford

A blog about the literature and history of medieval England. As a scholar of Medieval English literature, Dr. Eleanor Parker posts about a variety of topics: Churches, folklore, Vikings, poetry and there is a variety of posts on (local) saints. She is also active on Twitter, where she posts about… Continue Reading A Clerk of Oxford

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Société des Bollandistes

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

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Delehaye’s The Legends of the Saints (1907): Online Edition

This is a direct link to the online edition of Delehaye’s “The Legends of the Saints: An Introduction to hagiography”. The edition is provided by the Medieval Sourcebook of Fordham University. Link from the Medieval Sourcebook, which contains many other important texts to many Saints

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OKI Regensburg – Unsere Linksammlung

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

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Mittelalter – Interdisziplinäre Forschung und Rezeptionsgeschichte

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.

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Viking Society Web Publications

The Viking Society for Northern Research brilliantly makes all their publications since 1983 available online for free! They offer their excellent research for everyone to read:  Facsimiles, primary sources, research articles and their annual journal, the Saga-Book, on medieval Scandinavian and Northern Research, including research on saints from that region. Author: Anthony Faulkes Last… Continue Reading Viking Society Web Publications

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Hagiography Society

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

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Arbeitskreis für hagiographische Fragen

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.

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