A Garner of Saints – The Twelve Apostles

detail from 'The Last Supper', by Leonardo da VinciArticle

In the Last Supper of Leonardo they occur in the following order, beginning from the left hand: Bartholomew, James the Less, Andrew, Peter, Judas, John, Thomas, James the Elder, Philip, Matthew, Jude and Simon. Thaddeus is identified with Jude.

Their usual attributes are –

Paul is not infrequently inserted in groups of the apostles, his emblem being the sword.

The legends of each of the apostles will be found under their names.

MLA Citation

  • Allen Banks Hinds, M.A. “The Twelve Apostles”. A Garner of Saints, 1900. CatholicSaints.Info. 16 April 2017. Web. 17 August 2017. <>