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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This video introduces two women, Caesaria of Arles and Radegund of Poitiers, and a letter they exchanged.
Search a database of saints' cults up to about 700 CE, with images and bibliographical details under each entry.
View a high-quality digitized medieval manuscript, The Aberdeen Bestiary (Aberdeen University Library MS 24).
Browse a list of syllabi on the topic of otherness in medieval text and culture through themes of monstrosity and marginality.
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.
This lesson plan examines women’s literary authority in Christine de Pizan’s 15th-century treatise and in Alison Bechdel’s 2006 graphic memoir.
Video by Moira Fitzgibbons
For novelty purposes, hear the shuffling and silence of the Duke Humfrey’s Library at Bodleian Library, Oxford.
See a humorous "solution" to the famously cryptic Voynich manuscript.
See a tweet that uses a manuscript image for humor on current events.
A hashtag that brings up all tweets, including many image scans, of interesting manuscript images from the medieval era.
Find an article explaining the visual depiction of "bad bunnies" in Medieval art.
Access a blog written to shed humorous light on contemporary ideas through reference to medieval manuscripts, figures, and events.
A humorous article depicting the Buddha teaching in a virtual environment.
See a manuscript image depicting a scribe at work, labelled to refer to the isolated nature of both philological work and the conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Watch as medievalists discuss the manuscripts featured on film in the fictional Star Wars universe. Useful for raising interest in medieval texts.
See a humorous COVID-related revision of the Bayeux Tapestry.
A recording of a good-natured song presenting a translation and abridgement of De la Conquête de Constantinople.
See examples of emojis used to raise interest in Medieval authors.