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The following pages are highlighted as useful resources for educators.

Click here for Medieval Meets Modern
Click here for Medieval Meets Modern

 

Medieval Academy of America
For the Tool Talks featured on the Medieval Academy of America Online Teaching Webinar, search "Teaching with Digital Tools."

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"Book of the City of Ladies" and "Fun Home"

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

Sounds of the Bodleian Library, Duke Humfrey’s Library

For novelty purposes, hear the shuffling and silence of the Duke Humfrey’s Library at Bodleian Library, Oxford.

#medievalmanuscripts on Twitter

A hashtag that brings up all tweets, including many image scans, of interesting manuscript images from the medieval era. 

"Killer Rabbits in Medieval Manuscripts"

Find an article explaining the visual depiction of "bad bunnies" in Medieval art. 

The Got Medieval Blog

Access a blog written to shed humorous light on contemporary ideas through reference to medieval manuscripts, figures, and events. 

Philological Scholar in Quarantine (Humorous Use of Manuscript Image)

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. 

"Sacred Texts: Codices Far, Far Away" (Medievalists Discuss Star Wars Jedi Manuscripts)

Watch as medievalists discuss the manuscripts featured on film in the fictional Star Wars universe. Useful for raising interest in medieval texts. 

Recorded Song: De la Conquête de Constantinople

A recording of a good-natured song presenting a translation and abridgement of De la Conquête de Constantinople.