We have not attempted to create a comprehensive bibliography on the
cult of saints. The works listed below are selected as being directly
relevant to the database and/or its sources. Addresses of comparable
electronic projects are also given.
Abbreviations and Primary Sources
AASS Acta Sanctorum(Antwerp, Brussels, Venice, Paris, 1643-1883)
AÍF Árbók hins íslenzka Fornleifafélags
DI Islandicum/Íslenskt fornbréfasafn, 16 vols. Copenhagen and Reykjavík, 1857–1952.
EGP Einar Gunnar Pétursson, Research Professor Emeritus, Stofnun Árna Magnússonar í íslenskum fræðum.
FFÁ Ferðafélag Íslands árbók
Gjerløw, Lilli, Liturgica Islandica (Bibliotheca Arnamagnæana 35-36), Copenhagen, 1980.
Gjerløw, Lilli, Ordo Nidrosiensis Ecclesiae (Libri Liturgici Provinciae Nidrosiensis Medii Aevi 2) Oslo 1968.
GG Guðrún Grímsdottir, Research Professor, Stofnun Árna Magnússonar í íslenskum fræðum.
JAM Jarðabók Árna Magnússonar og Páls Vídalins, 13 vols. Hið íslenska fræðrafélag, Copenhagen: 1913-43, rpt. Reykjavík: 1980-1990.
SS Svavar Sigmundsson, Research Professor Emeritus, former director of the Örnefnastofnun Íslands
SSL Sýslu og Sóknarlýsingar (this abbreviation will be followed by a reference to the appropriate volume, by geographical area, e.g. 'SSL Dalasýsla').
Works pertaining to the data and/or sources and/or geographical areas
represented in this database:
Cormack, Margaret, The Saints in Iceland: Their Veneration from the
Conversion to 1400, Subsidia Hagiogaphica 78, (Brussels, Société des
Cormack, Margaret, "Possible Christian Place-names in Medieval Iceland",
Viking and Medieval Scandinavia 6 (2010) pp. 31-82.
Cormack, Margaret, "Introduction", Peregrinations: Journal of Medieval
Art and Architecture, Volume III, No. 2 (2011) pp. 1-6.
Cormack, Margaret, "Saints of Hólar", Peregrinations: Journal of Medieval
Art and Architecture, Volume III, No. 2 (2011) pp. 7-37.
Costen, Michael, "Saints, Monks and Bishops; cult and authority in the
diocese of Wells (England) before the Norman Conquest", Peregrinations:
Journal of Medieval Art and Architecture, Volume III, No. 2 (2011)
pp. 69-101. See http://peregrinations.kenyon.edu/
Finucane, R. C., "The Use and Abuse of Medieval Miracles", History 60 (1975), 1-10
Prudlo, Donald, "Martyrs on the Move: The Spread of the Cults of Thomas of
Canterbury and Peter of Verona", Peregrinations: Journal of Medieval Art
and Architecture, Volume III, No. 2 (2011) pp. 38-68.
Widding, Bekker-Nielsen, and Shook, "The Lives of Saints in Old Norse Prose: A Handlist"
Other Electronic Sites pertaining to the Geography of Saints' Cults:
(no responsibility is taken by the authors of this site if these links do not work)
The Tasc project: http://www.le.ac.uk/users/grj1/leverhulme.html
Database of Dedications to Saints in Medieval Scotland: