a collection of the biographies of the Christian saints and martyrs, edited by the Bollandists and arranged according to the ecclesiastical calendar.
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From any such charge the student of the "Acta Sanctorum" must regard the Bollandists as free.The Contemporary Review, January 1883 | Various
This immense series is popularly known either as the "Acta Sanctorum" or the Bollandists.The Contemporary Review, January 1883 | Various
The Acta Sanctorum, in the original edition, is very seldom found.A Book for All Readers | Ainsworth Rand Spofford
Her Acta Sanctorum may be read from end to end with a dry eye and an unquickened pulse.'The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I. | Sir Leslie Stephen
What is known of him will be found in the Acta Sanctorum of the Bollandists, vol.Early Travels in Palestine | Arculf et al.