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Not to be confused with Canon or Golden Saint.
Alessia Statue

A statue of Saint Alessia, circa 3E 433.

Canonization is a socio-religious practice performed by the church of the Nine Divines and the Tribunal Temple. The process is used to reward martyrs and important personages for their saintly deeds. Canonized individuals are known as "saints."

Rules for canonizationEdit

Canonized individuals must receive some form of divine intervention from a member of the Nine Divines or the Tribunal Temple, such as in the instance of Alessia, who directly interacted with Akatosh and Kynareth,[1][2][3] or Jiub who was directly saved from death by Vivec.[4] When a miracle occurs through the individual, they may also qualify as a saint. Beatification may not always be religiously linked, such as the case with Jiub, who was canonized by Tribunal Temple for fending off the Cliff Racers.

List of SaintsEdit

Altmeri saintsEdit

Breton saintsEdit

Dunmeri saintsEdit

Other than the three gods of the Tribunal Temple, there are ten more Dunmer saints that are revered by the people of Morrowind. Following the fall of the Tribunal, the false gods were renamed saints.

MajorEdit

Morrowind Saints

Concept art for some of the saints.

The following are major saints of the Tribunal temple, each with their own encompasing spheres:[9][10]

MinorEdit

St. Delyn Statue - Morrowind

Statue of St. Delyn found in Vivec City.

The following are minor saints canonized by the Tribunal Temple and their encompasing spheres:[10][11]

Imperial saintsEdit

Redguard saintsEdit

The Redguards do not have traditional saints, but rather "Sword Saints" that range from mortal heroes to revered deities:

See alsoEdit

References