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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Study digitized manuscripts and bibliographical data made available from Houghton Library's collection of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts.
Discover a large collection of digitized Japanese books dating from the early seventeenth century and later.
Browse and research the growing digitized holdings of the Library of Congress Asian Division's Chinese manuscripts.
Watch a pre-recorded lecture on ancient Buddhism based on the Gandhara scroll.
An essay on the conservation of the ancient Gandhara scroll from Afghanistan.
Find a catalogue of South Asian manuscripts in the Library of Congress. Some manuscripts date to the medieval era.
Find information about rare Medieval books in the Library of Congress's holdings.
Find a complete representation of the Chinese sky in 13 charts dating from around 700 CE with over 1300 stars depicted.
Digital Silk Road Project summarizes cultural heritage from the viewpoint of UNESCO world heritage, offering maps, texts, and other cultural heritage data.
Podcasts on topics related to book history, from all periods.
A series of morning reflections on medieval handwriting by Lisa Fagin Davis.
The Medieval Academy of America has made available several of the sessions of the 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting.
A bibliography on Fragments and Fragmentology, including collections, resources for finding and working with fragments.
Find learning resources for scholars and students of history at Ad fontes.
Find information about medical manuscripts, women, and literature in the medieval world.
Access digitized manuscripts, icons, coins, and other objects from Mt. Athos's collections.
Find research on Peter Kidd's blog regarding the history, contents, and other backgrounds of manuscripts.
Search through the Vatican's immense and growing digital collection of manuscripts and other materials that are of interest to scholars of medieval and late antique history and cultures.
Search and browse through a large number of digitized manuscripts from the collections of Cambridge University and its colleges.
Search through the medieval manuscript holdings of hundreds of global libraries, with information on library copyright statements, notes about repositories, and much more.