Featured Resource Pages
The following pages are highlighted as useful resources for educators.
Use the filters below to search by century, era, geography, type of resource, and other topics of interest to students of the medieval past.
Click the numbered pages at the bottom of this page to browse all content.
Ian Mladjov’s Resources is an excellent resource of historical maps.
Browse a list of resources for the study of texts and manuscripts.
Search and browse over 11,000 images of major Silk Road sites.
Access a wide selection of images and information about the Silk Road and its context from The International Dunhuang Project: The Silk Road Online.
Browse a list of resources for teaching art history, especially in an online environment.
View Meghan L. Cook's list of resources for teaching book history.
Access bibliography of printed primary sources on legal history.
View digitized manuscripts, search annotated bibliographies, and can be accessed through the list of authors and themes at the top right of the page
Watch a pre-recorded lecture on ancient Buddhism based on the Gandhara scroll.
An essay on the conservation of the ancient Gandhara scroll from Afghanistan.
Find a catalogue of South Asian manuscripts in the Library of Congress. Some manuscripts date to the medieval era.
Digital Silk Road Project summarizes cultural heritage from the viewpoint of UNESCO world heritage, offering maps, texts, and other cultural heritage data.
Search through the Vatican's immense and growing digital collection of manuscripts and other materials that are of interest to scholars of medieval and late antique history and cultures.
Search and browse through a large number of digitized manuscripts from the collections of Cambridge University and its colleges.
Search and browse through many hundreds of digitized medieval manuscripts held in Switzerland's libraries and museums.
Search a database of manuscript descriptions for texts pertaining to early medieval monasticism, compiled by Albrecht Diem.
Find images and other resources at the University of Pennsylvania's Kislak Center.
Search for detailed information and high-quality digitized images of medieval manuscripts held in libraries around the world.
The State Hermitage Museum holds thousands of pieces of artwork and other materials from the fifth through the fifteenth centuries.
Find a wealth of materials for medievalists.