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Exploring Medieval Jewish Art and Life through a Fifteenth-Century Italian Manuscript

This video introduces Garrett MS 26, a deluxe fifteenth-century manuscript from Princeton University Library that illustrates several events of Jewish life.

Misoginia, magia y más en el Libro del conde Lucanor de don Juan Manuel

This video introduces The Book of Count Lucanor, a mid-fourteenth century collection of exempla, or short stories, written in Spanish, and suggests how to read two of the stories in this book.

A Document of Sale from Medieval Egypt

This video is a discussion of item 27 in Islamic Manuscripts, Garrett Additional Box no. 20 at the Princeton University Library. This document of sale was written in 980 CE on behalf of the Coptic Christian Yuhānnis ibn Suqayna and his wife Maria, residents of the small town in the Fayyum called Buljusuq. They were buying a house from Maria’s father, Ibn al-Ḥillī. The document was registered by the notary Shuʿayb ibn Zakariyā and witnessed by several Muslims, including Muḥammad ibn Ḥisān ibn Dāwud who made a noticeable typo while writing his testimony. 

Introduction to Zoroastrian Manuscripts
Video Primary Sources

Skjærvø, Prods Oktor. The Spirit of Zoroastrianism. New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 2011.

The Multimedia Yasna: https://muya-film.soas.hasdai.org/yasna/

Further Reading

Boyce, Mary. Zoroastrians: Their Religious Beliefs…

Misogyny, Magic, and More in Juan Manuel's Book of Count Lucanor

This video introduces The Book of Count Lucanor, a mid-fourteenth century collection of exempla, or short stories, written in Spanish, and suggests how to read two of the stories in this book.

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Browse resources, news, updates useful for teaching in medieval studies at the undergraduate, secondary, and elementary school level through the provision of resources and the sharing of techniques.

BBC Sounds podcast, Medieval Pilgrimage

Hear a podcast from BBC dealing with the idea and experience of Christian pilgrimage in Europe from the 12th to the 15th centuries, which figured so strongly in the imagination of the age.