Saints

A historic or legendary person who has been canonized.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
218
Names
saint
saints
saint's
saints'
heiligen Dutch
heilige Dutch
santo Spanish

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People recognized by others as holy persons; in various religions, the dead who are believed to be in Heaven. In the Roman and Eastern Catholic churches, people who are formally recognized by the Church as having had exceptional holiness of life and therefore an exalted station in heaven, and who have often been formally canonized.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300150555. The J. Paul Getty Trust.