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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A Bibliography on Disease Transmission, Epidemics and Plague in Pre-Modern Islam, compiled by Elaine van Dalen.
RaceB4Race is an ongoing conference series and professional network community by and for scholars of color working on issues of race in premodern literature, history, and culture. RaceB4Race centers the expertise, perspectives, and sociopolitical interests of BIPOC scholars, whose work seeks to expand critical race theory. Bridging many traditional disciplinary divides, RaceB4Race not only creates innovative scholarly dialogues, but also fosters social change within premodern studies as a whole.
Hosted/collated on diigo.com, the Bodleian History Faculty Library provides a list of over 190 searchable, tagged medieval digital resources, online projects, and primary sources.
Introductions, timelines, and bibliographies for the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal empires, along with an active blog featuring entries on widely ranging topics.
Short bibliographies compiled by participants of the De-centering the Global Middle Ages symposium. Contains links to research and teaching resources that are helpful for moving the focus of the Middle Ages off of Europe.
Library Guide for Byzantine Studies compiled by Dave Jenkins, the Classics and Byzantine Studies Librarian at Princeton University.
An annotated bibliography of printed and online primary sources for the Middle Ages (mostly translated).
A list of 3D virtual tours and models of UK cathedrals to enjoy.
A blog with stories (and artistic interpretations) of women around the world who lived in the year 1000.
A massive collection of out-of-copyright books scanned for Google but not always accessible through Google books. Instructions for searching the collection are at the link.
This a digital project on murder in social context, with a focus on 142 cases perpetrated in early 14th-century London.
A list of resources including guidance, tools, and primary sources, for teaching medieval history, literature, and language online. Although it is focused on Iberia, much of the content is widely relevant.
A collection of resources for students of the Middle Ages and the early modern period, especially strong in literature, art, paleography/codicology, and English topics.
A list of resources dedicated to early modern and medieval scholarship, which are either Open Access at the moment, or are generally available off campus and in your home.
The Medieval Academy of America (MAA)‘s MDR provides a list of digital resources available online.
In this video, two historians discuss the history of chronicle writing in medieval Italy, in both the Latin and vernacular traditions.
This video introduces letters to and from Heloise, a 12th-century abbess in France, discussing, among other matters, her efforts to get her son a better job.
This video introduces the writer Marie de France and her collection of "Lais."
An introduction to the Black Prince and to ideas of chivalry during the Hundred Years War.
This video introduces the interactive map of the Peasants' Revolt of 1358.