AHVS 60261 SAINTS AND SOCIETY
The majority of the books and articles below are available in the JRUL. (A few are
housed in Deansgate.) In addition, articles and chapters marked ‘(BOX)’ can be
found in the AHVS60261 boxes in the Kantorowich Library, which is situated in
Humanities Bridgeford Street. Items in the box are for reference only and may not
be removed from the library.
IMAGERY RELATING TO SAINTS
Kaftal is the major reference work for the painted representation of saints in Italian
art between 1300 and 1500. Although the four volumes of The Iconography of the
Saints are not encyclopaedic, they are a good starting point for any investigation
into the depiction of sanctity.
Kaftal, George, The Iconography of the Saints in the Central and South Italiam
Schools, Sansoni: Florence 1965
Kaftal, George, The Iconography of the Saints in the Painting of North-East Italy,
Sansoni: Florence 1978
Kaftal, George, The Iconography of the Saints in the Painting of North-West Italy,
Sansoni: Florence 1985
Kaftal, George, The Iconography of the Saints in Tuscan Painting, Sansoni:
WHO WAS A SAINT?
TYPOLOGIES OF SANCTITY
Goodich, M., ‘A Profile of Thirteenth-Century Sainthood’ in Comparative Studies
in Society and History 18 (1976), 429-437.
Goodich, M., ‘Ancilla Dei: The Servant as Saint in the Late Middle Ages’ in Women
of the Medieval World, ed. J. Kirshner and S. Wemple, Oxford 1985, 119-136.
Goodich, M., Vita Perfecta: The Ideal of Sainthood in the Thirteenth Century,
Kieckhefer, Unquiet Souls. Fourteenth-Century Saints and their Religious Milieu,
Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press 1984.
Kleinberg, A.M., ‘Saint Francis of Assisi and the burden of example’ (Chapter 6) in
Prophets in their own Country. Living Saints and the Making of Sainthood in the
Later Middle Ages, University of Chicago Press: Chicago and London 1992, pp.
Kleinberg, A.M., Prophets in their own Country. Living Saints and the