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Featured Resource Pages

The following pages are highlighted as useful resources for educators.

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Medieval Academy of America
For the Tool Talks featured on the Medieval Academy of America Online Teaching Webinar, search "Teaching with Digital Tools."
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Princeton University Library MAFE Series

Click here for resources featuring Princeton-based scholars and medieval items from the Princeton University Library.

 
   

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Digital Florentine Codex

The Digital Florentine Codex gives access to a singular manuscript created by Franciscan friar Bernardino de Sahagún and a group of Nahua elders, authors, and artists. Written in parallel columns of Nahuatl and Spanish texts and hand painted with nearly 2,500 images, the encyclopedic codex is widely regarded as the most reliable source of…

World Epics

This collaborative website is devoted to epics from across the globe, including epic narratives in theatrical dramatizations, puppetry arts, music, visual art, and film. It aims likewise to showcase websites and teaching resources developed by colleagues featuring both oral and literary epics, from the ancient world to today.

 

Astronomy in Medieval Manuscripts

Highlights astronomical manuscripts from across the medieval world in the Schoenberg Collection of the University of Pennsylvania Library.

Prometheus image archive

Search images from 110 image databases housed at institutes, research facilities and museums on a common user interface.

Enchanted: The History of Magic & Witchcraft

Hear a podcast dealing with the history of magic, sorcery, alchemy, and witchcraft through the ages. 

Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

Click to view journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages.

Talis Elevate (promoting collaborative online reading)

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.