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 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 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 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.
The Medieval Academy of America (MAA)‘s MDR provides a list of digital resources available online.
In this video, two historians discuss the history of chronicle writing in medieval Italy, in both the Latin and vernacular traditions.
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 discusses art and movement with reference to the medieval motif of the Danse Macabre.
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.
Find a list of online resources for medievalists, including podcasts, videos, and websites, compiled by Karl Kinsella.