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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View a collection of digitized manuscripts found in Leiden University Libraries Digital Collections.
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.
View an exhibit on the New Testament Book of Revelation through medieval and Renaissance objects produced after about 1100 C.E.
View extensive bibliographies on early, late antique, and medieval Christian apocrypha (anonymous and pseudepigraphical narratives, gospels, and epistles).
Listen to a a podcast series delving into the history, legacy and future of the Bayeux Tapestry.
Discover the entire Bayeux Tapestry following online the 70 meter-long embroidered canvas which tells the story of the conquest of England in 1066.
View a video exploring the history of a monastic archive and its holdings.
Listen to a podcast discussion of the Life and Passion of William of Norwich, with suggested readings.
Browse illuminating articles about how to get the most out of new and old technologies in the classroom, with many practical activities for busy teachers.
View an engaging window into daily life in Cairo for wealthy and poor, including living conditions, work, religious piety, and ideas about violence in history.
View reliable resources about the Magna Carta, from the Magna Carta Trust site; created to commemorate the Magna Carta's 800th anniversary and the document's enduring legacy in European democracy.
View a video by Gina Brandolino comparing the medieval tale Beowulf with the movie Alien (and Aliens).
Find a host of curated links to medieval resources online. Also includes links to a number of late antiquity sources.
Follow links to syllabi on all eras of Jewish history.
See a portal for PEACE, the Portal for Epigraphy, Archaeology, Conservation and Education on Jewish Funerary Culture.
Discover online databases and studies on late antique and early-medieval inscriptions.
Browse a bibliographical database with thousands of entries on Syriac Christianity.