Below are the sources used in the creation of the Frescoes of the University of St. Thomas.


Virtue in Literature

  • Barbour, John D Tragedy as a Critique of Virtue: The Nobel and Ethical Reflection 1984
  • Berthoff, Warner Literature and the Continuances of Virtues 1986

Virtue - Study and Teaching

  • Can virtue be taught? Edited by Barbara Darling - Smith Notre Dame Ind.: Notre Dame Univ. Press c 1993 Boston Univ. studies in Philosophy and religion

Cardinal Virtues

  • Caseym, John Pagan Virtue: An Essay in Ethics (1)1990, (2) 1991
  • Pieper, Josef 1904 Das Viergespann: Klugheit, Gerechtigkeit, Tapferkeis, Mass 1964

Theological Virtues

  • Garrigou - Zagrange, Reginald, 1877 The Theological Virtues 1965
  • Ratzinge, Josep To Look on Christ: Exercises in Faith, Hope and Love 1991
  • Shoemaker H. Stephen 1943 The Jekeyll & Hyde Syndrome: A new Encounter with the 7 Deadly Sins & the 7 Lively Virtues 1987
  • Wadell, Paul J. An Interpretation of Aquinas Treatise on the Passions, The Virtues, & the Gifts from the Perspective of Charity as Friendship with God.

Virtues - Addresses, Essays, Lectures

  • Geach, Peter Thomas 1916 "The Virtue" Cambridge U Press 1977 The Stanton Lecture 1973-4 Virtues - Anecdotes Church, J. Forrester The 7 Deadly Virtues: A guide to Purgatory for Atheists and True Believers Harper and Row c1988

Virtues (Buddhism)

  • Tachiloma, Shundio The Ethics of Buddhims Curzon Press, Barnes & Noble 1975

Virtues - Early Works to 1800

  • Hildegard, Saint 1098-1179 Hildegard of Bingen: The Book of the Rewards of Life. Garland, 1994

Virtues - History

  • Porter, Jean 1955 The Recovery of Virtue: The Relevance of Aquinas for Christian Ethics Westminster, J. Knox Press 1990
  • Wadell, Paul J. The Primacy of Love: An Introduction to the Ethics of Thomas Aquinas Paulist Press, 1992

Virtues in Art

  • Chew, Samuel Claggett, 1888 The Virtues Reconciled; an Iconographic Study University of Toronto Press 1947

Virtues, Infused

  • Flyom, Thomas Edward, 1880 The Supernatural Virtues, Macmillan, 1928


  • McIntire, Alister After Virtue
  • Pieper, Josef Leisure: Basic of Culture by

Reference Books

  • Symbols and Symbolism "An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Traditional Symbols" JC. Cooper
  • Themes and Hudson 1978 500 Fifth Ave. New York 10110
  • "Symbolic & Mytholigical Animals" J.C. Cooper Aquarian Press 77-85 Fulham Palace Road Hammersmith, London W6 8JB England

Fresco Technique & History

  • The Great Age of Fresco Discoveries, Recoveries and Survivals Millard Meiss, Metropoitan Museum of Art 1970
  • Cennino Cennini "The Craftman's Handbook" Translated by D.V. Thomson, Jr. New Haven 1993 New York. Written in the early Fifteenth Century
  • D.V. Thompson, Jr. "The Materials of Medieval Painting, New Haven 1936


  • The Oxfam book of Children's Stories - South & North, East & West. Edited by Michael Rosen Introduction by Whoopi Goldberg

Virtues in American History

  • Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanac
  • Declaration of Independence
  • Constitution of the United States of America
  • Alexis De Toqueville, Democracy in America
  • Emancipation Proclamation Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address, 1865
  • Franklin Roosevelt's First Inaugural Address, 1932
  • Franklin Roosevelt's "Four Freedoms" Speech, Jan. 1941
  • John Kennedy's Inaugural Address, 1961
  • Martin Luther's "I Have a Dream" Speech, 1963
  • William Bennet, The Book of Virtues Newspaper article Time article