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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Canto per Canto: Conversations with Dante in Our Time is a collaborative initiative between New York University's Department of Italian Studies and Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, and the Dante Society of America. The aim is to produce podcast conversations about all 100 cantos of the Divine Comedy, to be completed within the seventh centenary of Dante's death in 2021.
A series of digital lessons using images of medieval manuscripts from the Muslim world.
Search and browse bibliographical details about Greek manuscripts prior to the 16th century, with many links to digitized copies.
Browse information and updates pertaining to the study of medieval manuscripts, hosted by the BnF.
Search a database of manuscript illuminations dating from Pharaonic Egypt to contemporary times.
Search a large and helpful catalogue of pre-modern manuscripts, many of which have been digitized.
Search or browse a large collection of manuscripts, manuscript images, and bibliographical details pertaining to late antique, medieval, and early modern manuscripts.
Search medieval and early modern art by theme, medium, date, location, and other attributes.
Browse and search through online sources, studies, and many other resources, offered in French.
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.