Featured Resource Pages
The following pages are highlighted as useful resources for educators.
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The following two videos include the morning and afternoon sessions of the New England Medieval Consortium’s 2021 Conference, “Teaching the Middle Ages: Pandemic Lessons and Post-Pandemic Pedagogy.” These videos focus on lessons learned during what might be called "the long 2020", a period marked by extraordinary disruptions and difficulties but also by extraordinary resilience and creativity on the part of teachers and students of Medieval Studies.
Watch a video interview about creating story maps that will help us understand anti-pollution measures in medieval Paris.
View a page of general information, useful tools, and further resources that are useful for studying the New Testament from the vantage point of late antique and medieval history.
An educational interview with Chance Bonar (PhD cand., Harvard) on the ancient Christian text Shepherd of Hermas.
View a collection of digitized manuscripts found in Leiden University Libraries Digital Collections.
View a video comparing hip-hop music and Malory's tale of King Arthur and the Holy Grail, along with generous visual references to Monty Python.
Read articles on issues broadly pertaining to medievalism and current interactions with the past.
View a video lecture discussing the case of Jean de Carrouges versus Jacques Le Gris, a lawsuit that occurred in Paris in 1386. It’s the subject of the book The Last Duel by Eric Jager, and also of the upcoming movie The Last Duel directed by Ridley Scott.
Hear a podcast focused on an important theme in the life of Byzantium and its neighbors.
Listen to a weekly podcast show featuring interviews with some of the world’s top medieval scholars and public historians in a friendly, informal format.
View lectures by leading Syriac scholars contextualizing the important Syriac theologian and church leader Jacob of Serugh.
Listen to a podcast with the latest reviews on books and advancements in the field of Armenian Studies.
View a video comparing two retellings of the story of Orpheus, the medieval romance poem "Sir Orfeo" alongside the 2019 French historical romance film Portrait of a Lady on Fire. Video by Rachel Linn Shields.
Access a resource that catalogues the people, places, and practices of the Medieval Middle East.
Access a reference sheet for understanding common symbols found in early medieval Latin manuscripts.
Access publications in the field of medieval manuscript studies.
Search images from 110 image databases housed at institutes, research facilities and museums on a common user interface.
Hear a podcast dealing with the history of magic, sorcery, alchemy, and witchcraft through the ages.
View an exhibit on the New Testament Book of Revelation through medieval and Renaissance objects produced after about 1100 C.E.