St. Nicholas Books in Italian
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Pregare a San Nicola
Basilica Pontifica San Nicola, 2002
Prayers to Saint Nicholas with historical notes, common Christian prayers & devotions, practices & prayers of devotees of San Nicola, and hymn sequences
Vita di San Nicola: pastore secondo il cuore di Dio
Basilica di San Nicola, 2019
Saint Nicholas: pastor according to the heart of God. Revered on earth, acclaimed on the sea, and invoked in dangers.
La Basilica di San Nicola: Breve Guida Storico-Artistica
Basilica San Nicola Editore, 2016
Nicely illustrated guide to the basilica
Nicolaus Studi Storici: Rivista del Centro Studi Nicolaiani
Università Degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro & Centro Studi Nicolaiani, 2011
Volume of the proceedings of the conference on the European origins of the St. Nicholas cult in East and West; 19 articles
Il Museo Nicolaiano di Bari
Levante Editiori srl, Bari, Italy, 2010
The Museo Nicoliano (St. Nicholas Museum) opened in 2010 with San Nicola and other items from the treasury of the Basilica di San NIcola, Bari, Italy. The book illustrates many of the artifacts in the museum.
La Storia di Santa Claus: Dal Saturnali ai Magi, da S. Nicola a Babbo Natale
Centro Studi Nicolaiani, Basilica San Nicola, , Bari, Italy, 2010
Story of the development from St. Nicholas to Santa Claus; color plates
• San Nicola: La Vita, I Miracoli, Le Leggende
Centro Studi Nicolaiani, Bari, Italy, 2004
St Nicholas' life, miracles and legends; many images
• Stampa E Stampe di S. Nicola
Centro Studi Nicolaiani, Bari, Italy, 2000
St Nicholas in print and graphics; many images
San Nicola: Il Santo della Provvidenza
Editrice Velar, 2011
Nice introduction, fully illustrated with color photos; biography, cult, patronages, the Basilica in Bari, and as the ecumenical saint
Wordless book with photos from the children's St Nicholas exhibit in the Castle, Bari, Italy.
1087 I Costumi della Traslazioni
Artelier 195, ca 2009
Illustrated book of the period costumes at the time of the Translation of the Relics of San Nicola
Un gran Santo . . .
Levante editori, Bari, Italy, 2005
Il Viaggio del Vecovo
Mario Adda Editore, Bari, Italy, 2003
The author combines history and legend, casting Nicholas as the protagonist in a murder mystery portraying the struggle between good and evil while defending the purity of childhood
• Il Mondo di San Nicola: Saint Nicholas World
Edizioni San Nicola per Bari, 2014
Tells how the life and legends of St. Nicholas spread through the world, with information from 100 countries: Albania - Vietnam. A large fold-out map is included.
• Il Segno del Culto: San Nicola: Arte, iconografia e religiosità popolare
Edipuglia, Bari, Italy, 1987
Beautifully illustrated with both religious and popular art.
San Nicola: 1087 2022: 935° anniversario della Traslazione
La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno, 2022
Booklet published as a supplement to the daily newspaper La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno, with seventeen articles about San Nicola.
San Nicola e i Bambini 2002
Comune di Bari, 2002
Art book featuring artists Gennaro Picinni, Patrizia Elisa Pareo and Gioacchino Leonetti
San Nicola e i Bambini 2000
Comune di Bari, 2001
Art book featuring Valeri Tarasov, Milvia Maglione and Luisa Gambuti
Magazine format with articles on the festival in Bari, the Basilica and many things related to San Nicola.
Lo Scrigno del Tesoro di San Nicola
St Nicholas' Treasure Chest
Catalog for an exhibition of some of the Basilica's treasury. The artifacts were given new scientific examination showing more about their origin and use in liturgical tradition. In Italian and English.
San Nicola e i Bambini 2003
Comune di Bari, 2003
Art book featuring artists Jannis Chalambalakis, Anna Maria Di Terlizzi and Nicola Vinci
San Nicola e i Bambini
Comune di Bari, 2000
Art book featuring artists Emanuele Luzzati, Michele Damiani and Pascal Barbe
Basic Books about St. Nicholas
Picture Books for Younger Children (and all ages)
Picture Books for Older Children
Books for Older Children
Saints Books for Adults
Saints Books for Children
Activity Books and Other Resources
Christmas Books with St. Nicholas
Books in Other Languages (Non-English)Dutch
Children's Books in Other Languages