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.
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These videos describe and demonstrate the use of digital resources that will aid researchers and teachers as they understand and describe geography and its social impacts in the middle ages. Many of the tools and concepts may be useful to scholars of late antiquity and global medievalism as well.
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Access resources and research about the significance of interactions between different parts of the globe in the medieval era.
View bibliographies, manuscript collections, and other resources pertaining to Byzantine and adjacent cultures and materials.
Browse a blog that links to resources and documents pertaining to late antique Christianity and its manuscript traditions.
Access a resource page for Coptic manuscripts, texts, bibliographies, and much more.
View scans of unusual or humorous illuminations, intended to create interest in medieval culture.
Browse grammars and literature pertaining to languages such as Indic, Iranian, Tocharian, Armenian, Baltic, Slavonic, Old Russian, Old Frisian, Germanic, Gothic, Greek, Italic, Celtic, Tamil, Chinese, etc.
Access grammars and introductions to such Iranian topics as Manichaeism, Zoroastrianism, and Sorani Kurdish language, from Harvard University.
This video offers an introduction to Talis Elevate (https://talis.com/talis-elevate/), a digital resource annotation tool used in the School of History and Heritage at the University of Lincoln (UK) since September 2018. Talis Elevate was initially used to foreground students' online reading practices outside class (to support collaboration, preparation and assessment), but since the pandemic it has been used in a variety of different ways across the curriculum. Talis's developers are now exploring the broader pedagogic implications of our use of this tool under the rubric 'active online reading' and welcome input from other users of Talis Elevate and similar resource annotation tools.
Browse important sources for Pahlavi and other Persian history and thought, including Zoroastrian and Manichaean sources.
Find examples of Genizah manuscripts that illustrate the usefulness of manuscript data for historical and cultural work.
Search and browse bibliographical details about Greek manuscripts prior to the 16th century, with many links to digitized copies.
Browse information and updates pertaining to the study of medieval manuscripts, hosted by the BnF.
Search a database of manuscript illuminations dating from Pharaonic Egypt to contemporary times.
Search a large and helpful catalogue of pre-modern manuscripts, many of which have been digitized.
Search or browse a large collection of manuscripts, manuscript images, and bibliographical details pertaining to late antique, medieval, and early modern manuscripts.
Search medieval and early modern art by theme, medium, date, location, and other attributes.
Browse and search through online sources, studies, and many other resources, offered in French.
This video introduces two women, Caesaria of Arles and Radegund of Poitiers, and a letter they exchanged.
Search a database of saints' cults up to about 700 CE, with images and bibliographical details under each entry.