Christian Classics Ethereal Library

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

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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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Pinakes – Textes et manuscrits grecs

This website collects Greek texts and manuscripts. They also include hagiographic texts. The database is searchable by saint, country, author, oevre and other. They also included a list with a few helpful links under the heading “liens”, French for “links”.

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Himanis

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

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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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Acta Sanctorum Database

The Acta Sanctorum Database is the online version of the complete printed texts of Acta Sanctorum. However, you have to register or use your library’s subscription to access the database. So check with your library if you have access to the database.

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Medieval Nordic Text Archive

The Medieval Nordic Text Archive is a network of Nordic archives, libraries and research departments. They aim at publishing medieval texts and manuscript facsimiles from nordic countries – among others about Scandinavian saints St Olaf (Heimskringla).

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DMMapp – Digitized medieval manuscripts app

This is an excellent website if you are looking for digitized manuscripts from all over the world. The Digitized Medieval Manuscripts App (DMMapp) links to more than 500 libraries which digitised their manuscripts. They can be sorted by country, city, library or quantity of digitisations. Additionally they collected digital resources concerned… Continue Reading DMMapp – Digitized medieval manuscripts app

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Pinakes – Textes et manuscrits grecs

A French website that contains the digitised manuscripts and index sheets of the Greek hagiographic manuscripts of the Société des Bollandistes (Bibliotheca hagiographica Manuscripta graeca). It’s a cooperation between the Société des Bollandistes and the Laboratoire D’Excellence Relisions et Sociétés dans le monde méditerranéen (Labex RESMED). You can search for manuscripts… Continue Reading Pinakes – Textes et manuscrits grecs

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Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts: Internet Resources

Looking for digitised illuminated manuscripts? This site is an excellent collection of internet resources on Medieval illuminated manuscripts. Robert Miller from the University of Maryland University College lists websites to online images and resources of Medieval life, digitised manuscripts, blogs, brilliant Medievalist twitter handles (#MedievalTwitter),… Use this website as a starting… Continue Reading Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts: Internet Resources

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Latin Library – Digitised Medieval Texts

The Latin Library contains digitised versions of public domain Medieval Latin texts. They are not limited to saints’ lives and list Asser, Einhard alongside the Passio Sancti Edmundi by Abo of Fleury or the Vita Sororis Agnetis. Despite the fact that these are not critical editions of the texts (they explicitly… Continue Reading Latin Library – Digitised Medieval Texts

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Internet Medieval Sourcebook: Saints’ Lives

The Internet Medieval Sourcebook (IMS) is part of the Internet History Sourcebook project, which aims at providing digital versions of public domain original source texts and can be used as an online textbook. The Saints’ Lives subpage of the IMS groups information on and source texts about saints via era… Continue Reading Internet Medieval Sourcebook: Saints’ Lives

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The Labyrinth – Resources for Medieval Studies

A Collection of Links to useful websites concerning Medieval Studies. They aim at providing an “Ariadne’s Thread” through the maze of information available online sorted by categories. If you click, for example, on the category Church History you get links to the Cistercian Order, the St. Pachomius Library and much more.

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My Albion. A Medievalists blog on Saints, Hagiography and more

A Blog on all things medieval by medievalist Steffen Hope (Centre for Medieval Literature, Odense University). On this excellent, lively and regularly updated Blog Steffen writes about his research on saints, on saints and hagiography in general as well as manuscript highlights, art history, historical artefacts and much more. If… Continue Reading My Albion. A Medievalists blog on Saints, Hagiography and more

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The Internet Connection for Medieval Resources

This site by Medievalist and Digital Humanist Andrea R. Harbin is collection of information and links on a wide array of all things Medieval (including a useful Medieval Glossary). Under “Saints and Martyrs” this site collected links to information on a few saints and some links to organisations researching hagiography… Continue Reading The Internet Connection for Medieval Resources

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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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Documenta Catholica Omnia

This site lists PDFs (scans) of Latin editions of Christian documents: a multilanguage catholic e-books database. They include liturgy, papal documents, patristic texts, and much more. For those interested in the present-day Catholic church, they also provide a list of archbishoprics from the entire world.

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Hagiographie et Histoire (Haghis)

      The Blog HagHis has, unfortunately, not been updated a lot during the last years. Their list of online publications is, nonetheless, helpful as it includes theses on hagiography, articles, and reviews (however, many of the links are broken).

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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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Medieval Studies Hagiography

A bibliography on Hagiography by Charles D. Wright, English and Medieval Studies Professor at the University of Illinois. The entries are sorted in useful categories, i.e. “Comprehensive Bibliographies and Manuals”, “Catalogues of Hagiographical Manuscripts”, “Iconography” and many more. There are very useful links to web-content, however, as the website was last… Continue Reading Medieval Studies Hagiography

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Bibliotheca Hagiographica Latina Manuscripta BHLms

A digital issue of the manuscripts recorded in the Bibliotheca Hagiographica Latina, BHL. You can get access to the catalogue of the BHLms, enter a Saint’s name or a BHL-identifier and thus get an overview of and information on the manuscripts published by Bollandistes concerning the saint in question. The website is… Continue Reading Bibliotheca Hagiographica Latina Manuscripta BHLms

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Franciscan Authors (13th -18th century)

A catalogue of Franciscan authors that is continually growing. Bert Roest and Maarten van der Heijden include an alphabetical list of the authors and further links to the preaching and historiography of saints. Additionally, they also provide information on Franciscan provinces.

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Walters Ex Libris

Website of the Walters Art Museum including brilliant digitisations of more than 300 marvellous illuminated manuscripts, of the first printed books and of deluxe editions. Next to high-resolution images of Books of Hours and Gospels, they provide Ethopian Miniatures, Treasure Binding and much more. They also provide XML format, TEI information… Continue Reading Walters Ex Libris

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Saint Pachomius Library

The Saint Pachomius Library is an encyclopaedia of Orthodox saints. It was established in 1994 and includes alphabetically sorted information on (Orthodox) theological concepts and short profiles of saints with further links to publications on this saint. The site is expected to undergo a major update in 2017.

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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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