Information on Saints
In Print
Dictionary of saints, being also an index to the revised edition of Alban Butler's Lives of the saints Main 920.8 AT88
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Golden Legend: Readings on the Saints Art Ref. BX4654.J334 1993 vols. 1-2
Popular religious stories collected during the 13th century;  stories were widely used by Medieval and Renaissance artists. OBIS record

Iconography of the Saints in Italian Painting from its Beginnings to the Early XVIth Century Art Ref. N 8080 .K25... vol. 1-4
Paintings, mosaics and frescoes from the 2nd to the early 16th century are covered. Includes iconograhies of saints, literary sources, and bibliographies.    Vol. 1 Iconography of the Saints in Tuscan Painting.  Vol. 2 Iconography of the Saints in Central and South Italian Schools of Painting. Vol. 3 Iconography of the Saints in the Painting of Northeast Italy. Vol. 4 Iconography of the Saints in the Paintings of Northwest Italy.

Post-Biblical Saints Art Index: A locator of paintings, sculptures, mosaics, icons, frescoes, manuscript illuminations, sketches, woodcuts, and engravings, created from the 4th Century to 1950. Art Library Reference N 8079.5 .R63 1994
Identifies images (in books) of the many saints not mentioned in the Bible.   Includes attributes of the saints. OBIS record

Saints and their Emblems Art Ref. N 8080 .D7
Biographical dictionary of saints, lists emblems and saints associated with them. A good place to start when trying to determine who a saint is based upon their attributes. OBIS record
Religion and Religious Art
Online and in Print
Who's Who in the New Testament Art Ref. BS 2430 .B67 1993
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Who's who in the Old Testament Together with the Apocrypha Art Ref. BS 570 .C64 1993
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In Print
Myth & Religion in European Painting, 1270-1700: The Stories as the Artists Knew Them Art Reference ND1288.B47 1973b
Covers common subjects in European painting: mythology, ancient history, Italian poetry, saints' lives, and the Bible. Quotes from original ancient sources, providing the reader with the texts familiar to European painters of these centuries. OBIS record

Religious Art in France: the Late Middle Ages: A Study of Medieval Iconography and its Sources Art N7949.A1M3313 1986
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Religious Art in France, the Twelfth Century: A Study of the Origins of Medieval Iconography. Art N7949.A1M3413 1978
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Religious Art in France, the Thirteenth Century: A Study of Medieval Iconography and its Sources. Art N7949.A1M3513 1984
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General Information and Background
Index of Christian Art Restricted Resource Resource contains images
Lists art objects, Christian or "within a Christian context"; 100 to 1400 CE; Worldwide but primarily the West    

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Medieval Art: A Topical Dictionary Art N7850 .R67 1996 Restricted Resource Resource contains images
Designed to quickly identify and explain "subjects, stories, and themes frequently represented in early Christian, western medieval, and Byzantine art."  OBIS record
Medieval Art: A Topical Dictionary 

Lexikon der Christlichen Ikonographie Art Reference BV150.L4 Bd. 1-8 Restricted Resource Resource contains images
Covers a broad range of Christian symbols and themes: General Iconography ("Allgemeine Ikonographie") and Iconography of the Saints ("Ikonographie der Heiligen"). OBIS record

Index of Jewish Art Art Limited Access N7415.N34 Restricted Resource Resource contains images
Works date from the Hellenistic period onward.Includes Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts, analytical descriptions of narrative subjects and iconography, bibliographic references, iconographic elements, and corresponding manuscript titles. OBIS record

Iconographie de l'Art Chr├ętien Art Reference N7830 .R37 vol. 1-3 Restricted Resource Resource contains images
An important dictionary for the study of Christian iconography. Covers Christian iconography from the Early Christian era to the 20th century; emphasis is on the western Medieval period. OBIS record

Iconography of Christian Art/ Ikonographie der Christlichen Kunst Art Ref. N 7830 .S3513 Restricted Resource Resource contains images
Comprehensive tool for the study of Christian iconography, covers origin & development of each person or event & their relation to biblical texts, dogma, liturgy, devotional writing, & religious trends. OBIS record
Illuminated Manuscripts: An Index to Selected Bodleian Library Color Reproductions Restricted Resource
10,000 digitized manuscripts dated from 1st through the 20th centuries, majority produced between 11th and 16th centuries..

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Insular and Anglo-Saxon Illuminated Manuscripts: An Iconographic Catalogue, c. AD 625 to 1100 Art ND3128.O45 1986 Restricted Resource
Divided into an inventory of manuscripts and an iconographic index, covers manuscripts from late 6th century to 1100 with citations. OBIS record
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