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 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.
A blog about legal history, with many medieval (and early modern) entries. Focused largely on England, though not exclusively.
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.
The British Library
This site catalogs surviving editions of 15th century printed books, with more than 12,000 links to digitized editions.
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.
This video introduces Alayseta Paula, a fourteenth-century inhabitant of Marseille and survivor of the Black Death who asks forgiveness for bringing her legal business to court past the required date.
This video introduces a digital project on the Chronique Anonyme, a 15th-century annotated history of the world.
This video introduces two women writers from Late Medieval England and the circumstances that inspired their works.
This very rich video takes teachers and students through a text by Robert Henryson and offers new ways to consider the text and its subjects.
This video discusses art and movement with reference to the medieval motif of the Danse Macabre.
This video describes how pardon letters serve as rich sources for the study of criminal activity, violence, and social interactions.
This video examines Iberian frame tale narratives, and how magic is portrayed in 17th century Iberia.
Eleonora Beck examines how music and art responded to the challenges of the Black Death in fourteenth-century Tuscany.
An introduction to the current understanding of the early spread of the Black Death.
This video introduces two different mapping programs to encourage digitally-oriented and executed narrative assignments.
This video gives a tour of the website which collects stories and information about the people involved in the English revolt of 1381. The video also provides background to the revolt itself, and an example of an in-depth look at one of the sources their work has unearthed.
Find a list of online resources for medievalists, including podcasts, videos, and websites, compiled by Karl Kinsella.