Featured Resource Pages
The following pages are highlighted as useful resources for educators.
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A list of primary and secondary readings on the Black Death, along with some related fiction and film.
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.
A chronological catalog of tools, research aids, courses, and primary source narratives. Many entries include direct links to the sources online. Edited by Nick Smith.
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.
An annotated bibliography of printed and online primary sources for the Middle Ages (mostly translated). It is searchable by author, title, genre,…
A list of 3D virtual tours and models of UK cathedrals to enjoy.
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.
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.
The Medieval Academy of America (MAA)‘s MDR provides a list of digital resources available online.
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 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 introduces Gregory of Tours, the world of the sixth-century Merovingian Kingdoms, and his well-known narrative histories.
This video describes how pardon letters serve as rich sources for the study of criminal activity, violence, and social interactions.