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The Oxford Dictionary of Saints by David Hugh Farmer is a concise reference compilation of information on more than 1300 saints[1] and contains over 1700 entries.[2] It is published by Oxford University Press.[1] The first edition was published in 1978.[2] A fifth revised edition was published in 2011.[1][2]

Oxford Dictionary of Saints
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AuthorDavid Hugh Farmer
SeriesOxford Paperback Reference
PublisherOxford University Press all editions
Publication date
1st 1978
5th Revised 2011
Media typePrint (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages462 p. (Hardback edition)
608 p. (5th, Paperbk edition)


  1. ^ a b c "The Oxford Dictionary of Saints, Fifth Edition Revised (Oxford Paperback Reference)". Retrieved August 22, 2012.
  2. ^ a b c "May 2011 Update". Oxford Reference Online. A Dictionary of Saints. Retrieved August 22, 2012.