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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Explains how to use Digital Mappa to annotated manuscripts for student use, or with students. The tool allows for extensive (linked) background information and cross-referencing within projects, which are also demonstrated in the video.
A list of resources including guidance, tools, and primary sources, for teaching medieval history, literature, and language online. Although it is focused on Iberia, much of the content is widely relevant.
The British Library
This site catalogs surviving editions of 15th century printed books, with more than 12,000 links to digitized editions.
A collection of resources for students of the Middle Ages and the early modern period, especially strong in literature, art, paleography/codicology, and English topics.
A list of resources dedicated to early modern and medieval scholarship, which are either Open Access at the moment, or are generally available off campus and in your home.
The American Historical Association's Remote Teaching Resources compiles materials and tools to help historians develop courses and teach remotely in online and hybrid environments.
The Medieval Academy of America (MAA)‘s MDR provides a list of digital resources available online.
This video gives tips and ideas on teaching medieval courses online.
In this video, two historians discuss the history of chronicle writing in medieval Italy, in both the Latin and vernacular traditions.
This video introduces letters to and from Heloise, a 12th-century abbess in France, discussing, among other matters, her efforts to get her son a better job.
This video introduces Alayseta Paula, a fourteenth-century inhabitant of Marseille and survivor of the Black Death who asks forgiveness for bringing her legal business to court past the required date.
This video introduces a digital project on the Chronique Anonyme, a 15th-century annotated history of the world.
This video introduces two women writers from Late Medieval England and the circumstances that inspired their works.
This very rich video takes teachers and students through a text by Robert Henryson and offers new ways to consider the text and its subjects.
This video introduces literature of fifteenth- and sixteenth-century Iberia, during the 'Age of Expansion,' with an emphasis on teaching techniques.
This video introduces the writer Marie de France and her collection of "Lais."
This video discusses art and movement with reference to the medieval motif of the Danse Macabre.
This video introduces Gregory of Tours, the world of the sixth-century Merovingian Kingdoms, and his well-known narrative histories.
This video describes how pardon letters serve as rich sources for the study of criminal activity, violence, and social interactions.