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.
Access a new translation of the Zhufan zhi (Gazetteer of Foreign Lands), produced by a medieval Chinese official.
This digital tour of the museum takes visitors through four spaces that evoke innovative medieval settings.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Search a database of saints' cults up to about 700 CE, with images and bibliographical details under each entry.
Access a repository of tagged Hebrew-language texts, with ample query options and popup linguistic tools.
Browse a categorized list of resources on medieval topics, grouped by chronology, geography, topics, texts, and miscellaneous.