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 Bibliography on Disease Transmission, Epidemics and Plague in Pre-Modern Islam, compiled by Elaine van Dalen.
A list of primary and secondary readings on the Black Death, along with some related fiction and film.
This website features podcasts that aim to both give a flavor of past disease outbreaks while also discussing some pressing present questions.
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.
A list of resources related to medieval maps and mapping.
An extensive website with resources for teaching the history of Asia.
Introductions, timelines, and bibliographies for the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal empires, along with an active blog featuring entries on widely ranging topics.
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.
Library Guide for Byzantine Studies compiled by Dave Jenkins, the Classics and Byzantine Studies Librarian at Princeton University.
An annotated bibliography of printed and online primary sources for the Middle Ages (mostly translated).
A list of 3D virtual tours and models of UK cathedrals to enjoy.
A blog with stories (and artistic interpretations) of women around the world who lived in the year 1000.
Short bibliographies helpful for moving the focus of the Middle Ages outside of Europe.
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.
This a digital project on murder in social context, with a focus on 142 cases perpetrated in early 14th-century London.
This special MAFE Series directed by Moira Fitzgibbons and Gina Brandolino will feature videos, lesson plans, and resources to bring medieval and modern materials into conversation with each other.
This website provides pedagogical resources for teachers who want to address the global history of slavery and captivity during the medieval period, broadly defined.
A blog about legal history, with many medieval (and early modern) entries. Focused largely on England, though not exclusively.