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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.
This video examines Iberian frame tale narratives, and how magic is portrayed in 17th century Iberia.
An introduction to the Black Prince and to ideas of chivalry during the Hundred Years War.
This video introduces the interactive map of the Peasants' Revolt of 1358.
Eleonora Beck examines how music and art responded to the challenges of the Black Death in fourteenth-century Tuscany.
An introduction to the current understanding of the early spread of the Black Death.
A reading and analysis of the Old English poem "The Seafarer," accompanied by comparison with Middle and Modern English poetic works.
This video introduces teaching techniques to analyse historical data using Excel.
This video introduces two different mapping programs to encourage digitally-oriented and executed narrative assignments.
In this video, Elizabeth Lastra demonstrates how to use Artsteps for classroom assignments.
This video describes experiences with assigning podcast creation to students in history classes, with practical tips for educators and students.
An introduction to the short Middle English text "The Grave," and a tour of the annotated project on DigitalMappa.
This video gives a tour of the website which collects stories and information about the people involved in the English revolt of 1381. The video also provides background to the revolt itself, and an example of an in-depth look at one of the sources their work has unearthed.
Digital Mappa is an open-source tool for displaying, annotating, and publishing images of manuscripts.
Social annotation tool which allows students and faculty to annotate the assigned readings and engage the reading material in a style akin to social media posting.
Sheds light on individuals who assumed the identity of crusader and traveled to the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem outside of the major, canonical crusades.