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"A Tender Age"(85 clicks)
Subtitle: Cultural Anxieties over the Child in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries. Book by William F. MacLehoseA Medieval Catalan Noble Family: the Montcadas, 1000-1230(95 clicks)
Book by John C. Shideler. (Print edition: The University of California Press, 1983) American Academy of Medieval Historians(78 clicks)
"The American Academy of Medieval Historians (AARHMS) was founded in 1974 by a small group of historians who shared a common interest in medieval Iberia. Its purpose was to provide a forum in which they, and others, could discuss their current research. On August 9, 1976 AARHMS gained recognition as an affiliated society of the American Historian Association, and since 1975 it has sponsored one or more sessions at the AHA's annual meeting and at the International Congress of Medieval Studies that assembles each spring in Kalamazoo, Michigan." AnsaxDat(81 clicks)
Architecture and Memory: The Renaissance Studioli of Federico da Montefeltro(89 clicks)
Book by Robert KirkbrideAttila the Hun(85 clicks)
Biography from the Catholic Encyclopedia.Attila the Hun and the Battle of Chalons(92 clicks)
By Arther Ferrill. The great Battle of Chalons in 451 AD became a part of medieval folklore and tradition.
Attila's Invasion of Italy(94 clicks)
"The defeat of Attila the Hun's forces by the allied Roman and Visigoth armies at Chalons in 451 thwarted his first campaign into the heart of Western Europe. However, Attila's ambitions and audacity were not diluted by the experience, only redirected." Big Picture, The(83 clicks)
Extensive essay by Peter N. Miller, The New Republic Published: Wednesday, July 30, 2008 on Framing the Early Middle Ages: Europe and the Mediterranean, 400-800 By Chris WickhamBlack Death(107 clicks)
ABC ScienceBlessed Innocent V(77 clicks)
Pope in 1276Blogging The Renaissance(77 clicks)
Brief History of the Normans(84 clicks)
By the 10th century the Norsemen were in France.British Library Digital Cataloque of IIlluminated Manuscripts(90 clicks)
You can use this website to find and view descriptions and images of a selection of the items in one of the richest collections of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the world.Carcassonne(79 clicks)
A French medieval city.Castleland(86 clicks)
French castles, 10th to 16th centuries. Available in different languages. Photos.Castles on the Web(95 clicks)
Castles on the Web is an attempt to organize and offer to the world, the many sites that holds information related to my private obsession - Castles. Catasto Study(103 clicks)
Census and Property Survey for Florentine Domains
and the City of Verona in Fifteenth Century Italy.
Charrette Project(103 clicks)
The Charrette project is a complex, scholarly, multi-media electronic archive containing a medieval manuscript tradition--that of Chrétien de Troyes's Le Chevalier de la Charrette (Lancelot, ca. 1180). It is developed and maintained by the Department of Romance Languages, Princeton University.Classical and Medieval History(103 clicks)
Alcove 9: An Annotated List of Reference WebsitesConfirmatio Cartarum, November 5, 1297(99 clicks)
Confirms the Magna CartaContemporaries of Marco Polo(113 clicks)
Contemporaries of Marco Polo, consisting of the travel records to the eastern parts of the world of William of Rubruck (1253-1255); the journey of John of Pian de Carpini (1245-1247); the journal of Friar Odoric (1318-1330) & the oriental travels of Rabbi Benjamin of Tudela (1160-1173)Courtly Love(111 clicks)
This site is a fully virtual course offered for college credit through Boise State University. We have no physical classroom and the course is entirely asynchronous.
The course materials are open to the general public and to other educators. Please see the Visitor Center for details.
This class is offered Spring 2010, 2013, and 2016.Crusades(100 clicks)
Each section of this Middle Ages website addresses all topics and provides interesting facts and information about these great monuments to bygone times. The Sitemap provides full details of all of the information and facts provided about the fascinating subject of Middle Ages!Crusades in the Levant (1097-1291)(121 clicks)
De Re Militari(112 clicks)
Web site of the The Society for Medieval Military History.
Digital Scriptorium(85 clicks)
The Digital Scriptorium is an image database of medieval and renaissance manuscripts, intended to unite scattered resources from many institutions into an international tool for teaching and scholarly research.Domesday Book(89 clicks)
The original Domesday Book has survived over 900 years of English history and is currently housed in a specially made chest at The National Archives in Kew, London. This site has been set up to enable visitors to discover the history of the Domesday Book, to give an insight into life at the time of its compilation, and provide information and links on related topics. Early Christian Basilica(106 clicks)
Early Church History(78 clicks)
Early Manuscripts at Oxford University(88 clicks)
This site provides access to over 80 early manuscripts now in institutions associated with the University of Oxford.Eleanor of Aquitaine(97 clicks)
12th century queen of France, then England. Plotted to kill her second husband, Henry II. Eleanor of Aquitaine(90 clicks)
The troubador's daughter who became queen of France and England.Epact: Medieval and Renaissance Scientific Instruments(84 clicks)
"Epact is an electronic catalogue of medieval and renaissance scientific instruments from four European museums: the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford, the Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, Florence , the British Museum, London, and the Museum Boerhaave, Leiden. Together, these museums house the finest collections of early scientific instruments in the world."
Exploring the Middle Ages(87 clicks)
Feudal Terms of England and other places(75 clicks)
Definitions by Michael Adams.Feudalism(88 clicks)
Latest scholarly viewFeudalism Bibliography(79 clicks)
A provisional checklist of books and articles in
western languages related to feudalism in world history.
Feudalism: the Debate(111 clicks)
Guilds of Early Modern Augsburg, The(87 clicks)
by E.L. Skip Knox of Boise StateHilandar Research Library(79 clicks)
Historia Brittonum(81 clicks)
Contributed by Keith J. Matthews.
Archeology, University of Liverpool;
Chester Archaeology, Chester City Council Historia Brittonum, Edited by Theodore Mommsen(91 clicks)
Contributed by Keith J. Matthews.
Archeology, University of Liverpool; Chester Archaeology, Chester City Council
History of the Idea of Renaissance(97 clicks)
Holy Roman Empire(73 clicks)
How Swords Were Made(98 clicks)
By John Clements Hundred Years' War: Final Phase (1422-1453)(98 clicks)
The final phase of the Hundred Years' War encompassed the obviously dramatic, first effective employment of gunpowder weapons (aside from the Hussite Wars of 1413-36) in Western Europe. What was special to the French artillery was not a secret technology. The improved gunpowder and gun manufacturing techniques were widely known throughout Europe. It was the organization and direction of the artillery arm by Jean and Gaspard Bureau, that enable the French army to prevail in rapid siege operations as well as in pitched battles."Illuminated Middle Ages(95 clicks)
Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscipts(101 clicks)
Morgan Libary's CORSAIR projectJoan of Arc(96 clicks)
This is an archive of information designed to present Joan of Arc [Jehanne Darc (or "d'Arc") in medieval French] as she was described in the historical documents. Site includes an overview of her life, and excerpts from the trial documents, letters, and other such manuscripts (either in translation and/or in the original Latin and French). Nearly 300 pages are currently online. Joan of Arc(84 clicks)
Various resources about the female warrior who fought for the French in the middle ages.Knighthood and Orders of Chivalry(87 clicks)
"The following pages deal with knights and knighthood, as well as the related concept of order of knighthood, both in its original form as a medieval institution, and its modern form as an award of merit."Knights at Court: Courtliness, Chivalry, and Courtesy from Ottonian Germany to the Italian Renaissan(122 clicks)
Scholarly book by Aldo ScaglioneLate Middle Ages(74 clicks)
This site is Dr. Knox's online course on the Late Middle Ages. This upper-division college course covers the history of Europe from 1300 to the beginning of the Reformation (1517), a period that is often called "the Renaissance." This course concentrates on social, political and economic history, leaving the visual and literary arts to other disciplines on campus; it does, however, consider the Renaissance as a general cultural movement. It also looks at the demographic crises of the period, the Hundred Years War, the challenges to the Catholic Church, and the national histories of England, France, the Empire, and Italy.
While the site was designed specifically as an online course, it is open to everyone and anyone to read. Visitors will find the same information organized specifically for them in the Visitor Center, while my current students should go to the Classroom. Fellow teachers are welcome to email me with questions, comments and corrections.Lorenzo Valla(92 clicks)
Lorenzo Valla (1406 to 1457)was born and educated in Rome. After becoming a priest in 1431, he sought the post of apostolic secretary in Rome. He failed to achieve this but gained a professorship in eloquence at Pavia and subsequently lectured at other universities. In 1435 he became private secretary to Alphonso of Aragon. In 1440 he wrote a discourse proving the forgery of the alleged Donation of Constantine. He also showed that a letter from Christ to Abgarus and other church documents were forgeries. In addition he criticized the monastic life. He was rescued from the Inquisition by the special intervention of Alphonso.Mapping the Medieval Townscape:(88 clicks)
Marginalia, the Journal(85 clicks)
Marginalia, the Journal of the Medieval Reading Group at the University of Cambridge
Marginality and Community in Medieval Europe(91 clicks)
A project designed by the History 84 students at Kenyon CollegeMarriage in the Middle Ages(105 clicks)
Sketchy but interestingMedieval Academy of America(88 clicks)
The official site.
Medieval and Early Modern Data Bank(106 clicks)
"MEMDB contains five large data sets, three pertaining to currency exchanges and two pertaining to prices:
1.Currency Exchanges (Metz) contains monetary data from Rainer Metz, Geld, Währung und
Preisentwicklung: der Niederrheinraum im europäischen Vergleich, 1350-1800 (Frankfurt am Main,
2.Currency Exchanges (Mueller) contains monetary data supporting material presented in Reinhold C. Mueller,
The Venetian Money Market: Banks, Panics, and the Public Debt, 1200-1500 (Baltimore, 1997).
3.Currency Exchanges (Spufford) contains all currency exchange quotations compiled by Peter Spufford and
published in his Handbook of Medieval Exchange (London, 1986).
4.Prices (Metz) contains grain prices supplied by Rainer Metz and compiled for the printed edition of Dietrich
Ebeling and Franz Irsigler, Getreideumsatz, Getreide- und Brotpreise in Köln, 1368-1797 (Köln, 1976).
5.Prices (Posthumus) contains prices drawn from primary sources and published in Nicholaas Wilhelmus
Posthumus, Nederlandsche Prijsgeschiedenis (Leiden, 1943). "Medieval and Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts from Western Europe(77 clicks)
Medieval castles in Europe(81 clicks)
Medieval English Towns(100 clicks)
"The aim of this section is to provide historical information about cities and towns in England during the Middle Ages, with particular emphasis on medieval boroughs of East Anglia and on social, political and constitutional history. A selection of primary documents (translated into English) relevant to English urban history is included."
Medieval Europe(114 clicks)
"Medieval European monarchs. Medieval graphics and much more."
Medieval Europe (AD 300-1400) Chronology(78 clicks)
Hyperlinked chronology.Medieval Identity: A Sign and a Concept(82 clicks)
Medieval Identity: A Sign and a Concept(92 clicks)
Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts(85 clicks)
National Library of the NetherandsMedieval Internet Sourcebook(95 clicks)
The Internet Medieval Sourcebook is organized as three main index pages, with a number of supplementary documents. Medieval Ireland Virtual Tour(96 clicks)
Medieval Life & The Hundred Years War(103 clicks)
"This is an electronic book, containing over 200,000 words and numerous illustrations, to help you better understand Medieval life and the Hundred Years War."Medieval Manuscript Leaves(96 clicks)
"THESE MANUSCRIPT LEAVES were selected to illustrate the art of the manuscript during the period of its greatest development and influence. They have been taken from books written in various European scriptoria by Benedictine, Franciscan, Carthusian, Dominican, and other orders of monks. Many are enriched with handsome borders, initial letters, and line-endings rendered in color, and twenty-five are illuminated with burnished gold or silver. The texts include the Bible, various church service books, the writings of the Church fathers, and some of the Classics."
Medieval Manuscripts, Syracuse University(83 clicks)
Medieval Medical Images(103 clicks)
Medieval Review(102 clicks)
Scholarly journalMedieval Times & Castles(96 clicks)
Medieval Women(98 clicks)
The Life and Works of Hildegard von Bingen; Joan of Arc ;Julian of Norwich, Women Rulers and Creators; The Troubadours: A look at the impact of the Crusades on women; General Resources
Mostly Medieval(91 clicks)
NAVIGARE NECESSE EST(80 clicks)
Roman naval historyNetserf: The Internet Connection for Medieval Resources(98 clicks)
Comprehensive site.Old English Pages(98 clicks)
An encyclopedic compendium of resources for the study of Old English and Anglo-Saxon England. Online Reference Books: Medieval History(92 clicks)
Source for medieval texts.ORB: The Online Resource Book for Medieval Studies(105 clicks)
Founded by Lynn Nelson, "ORB is an academic site, written and maintained by medieval scholars for the benefit of their fellow instructors and serious students. All articles have been judged by at least two peer reviewers. Authors are held to high standards of accuracy, currency, and relevance to the field of medieval studies." Orbis Latinus(90 clicks)
Latin place names reference work.Origins of the Hundred Years' War(71 clicks)
By John Maddicott, HISTORY TODAY, May 1986 (Internet Enhanced by Kevin Isaacs).
Paracelsus and the Medical Revolution of the Renaissance(91 clicks)
Allen G. Debus,
Morris Fishbein Professor of the History of Science and Medicine,
The University of ChicagoPlague and Public Health in Renaissance Europe(85 clicks)
This project involves the creation of a hypertext archive of narratives, medical consilia, governmental records, religious and spiritual writings and images documenting the arrival, impact and response to the problem of epidemic disease in Western Europe between 1348 and 1530. When completed researchers will be able to follow themes and issues geographically across Europe in any given time period or chronologically from the first cases of bubonic plague in 1348 to the early sixteenth century. Renaissance Connection(79 clicks)
Allentown Art MuseumRENAISSANCE ELECTRONIC TEXTS (99 clicks)
A series of old-spelling, SGML-encoded editions of early individual copies of English Renaissance books and manuscripts, and of plain transcriptions of such works,
published on the World Wide Web as a free resource for students of the period. Renaissance Europe: Primary Documents(99 clicks)
Repertorium Chronicarum. A Bibliography of the Manuscripts of Medieval Latin Chronicles(87 clicks)
"The Repertorium Chronicarum is the first attempt to record in a single reference work the location of every known Latin manuscript of every known Latin chronicle of the Middle Ages. The Repertorium is intended to assist scholars in rapidly surveying the genre of medieval chronicles to determine which texts are relevant to their own work, and then in finding their way to the manuscript sources of particular chronicles."
Rereading the Renaissance(76 clicks)
Reviving the foundational humanist texts
by Adam Kirsch
Research Bibliographies on the Political and Social History of Western Europe, 800-1200(81 clicks)
"These bibliographies were originally prepared for graduate seminars taught at Yale University between 1992 and 1994. They remain works in progress. They are placed here for the use of fellow researchers and students."Research Guide for Medieval Law(80 clicks)
Roman Law branch of the Law-related Internet Project(92 clicks)
Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany(83 clicks)
Book by Erika Lauren Lindgrensoc.history.medieval(82 clicks)
A usenet discussion group. Can be free wielding. Searchable.Tales of the Middle Ages(117 clicks)
ANGELS | CATS | CHRISTMAS | CLERGY | DAILY LIFE | GARDENS | FOOD & DRINK| INNS & TAVERNS | MIRACLES | RELIGIOUS ART | RIDDLES
The Electronic Grosseteste(80 clicks)
"a web-site dedicated to providing electronic access to the Latin works of
Robert Grosseteste (ca. 1170-1253). Materials relating to
Grosseteste's life, and the thirteenth century may also be
found here."The Aberdeen Bestiary(109 clicks)
The Age of Carpentry: the New Art and Society in Plantagenet England ENGLAND(82 clicks)
Brilliant article by a masterful English historian. Illustrated.The Age of King Charles V (1338-1380)(94 clicks)
1,000 Illuminations from the Department of Manuscripts of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France.The Book of Deer(82 clicks)
"The Book of Deer is a tenth century illuminated manuscript from North East Scotland.
As the only pre-Norman manuscript from this area known as "former Pictland" it
provides us with a unique insight into the early church, culture and society of this
period." The Carolingian Empire by Lynn Nelson(89 clicks)
In a sense, the reign of Charlemagne was "The Revolt of the West."The Collapse of the Carolingian Empire(89 clicks)
. Charlemagne and his advisors managed a "renaissance" in which they attempted to re-create the Roman Empire of the West as best they could. The central piece of this effort was the concentration of authority in a central government, and they were almost certain to have failed in this effort.The Digital Scriptorium(84 clicks)
A Prototype Image Database & Visual Union Catalog Of Medieval And Renaissance Manuscripts.The Domesday Book(91 clicks)
"This site has been set up to enable visitors to find out the history of the Domesday Book and to give an insight into life at the time of its compilation. This site does not contain all the information contained in the original text, however does include a list of every settlement existing in 1086."The Early Middle Ages, 284–1000(90 clicks)
Major developments in the political, social, and religious history of Western Europe from the accession of Diocletian to the feudal transformation. Topics include the conversion of Europe to Christianity, the fall of the Roman Empire, the rise of Islam and the Arabs, the "Dark Ages," Charlemagne and the Carolingian renaissance, and the Viking and Hungarian invasions.The End of Europe's Middle Ages(81 clicks)
"The Hundred Years' War was part of a rivalry between England and France that dated from the Norman conquest of England. It was actually several lengthy campaigns interrupted by periods of peace and truve. All the fighting took place on French soil, placing a heavy burden on the French population."
Also includes short bios of major personmages.The End of Europe's Middle Ages(81 clicks)
"The End of Europe's Middle Ages is designed to assist those students engaged in Renaissance, Reformation and Early Modern studies who lack a background in medieval European history. Intended to provide a brief overview of the conditions at the end of Europe's Middle Ages, the tutorial is presented in a series of chapters that summarize the economic, political, religious and intellectual environment of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. The main objective of the tutorial is to furnish a baseline against which the vast changes of the following centuries may be measured."
The Frankish Empire(74 clicks)
The Franks were one of the many Germanic tribes that crossed the Roman Empire's northern frontier to invade and then settle in Roman territory in the fifth century. Without leaving their homeland, the Germanic Franks gradually expanded into northern Gaul where they played only a minor role until they were led by the warrior chieftain Clovis (r. 481/482 - 511). Through his skill as a leader and warrior, Clovis united the Frankish tribes under his leadership, defeated the last Roman governor in Gaul and annexed Aquitaine in southwestern Gaul from the Visigoths in 507. Except for Provence, Clovis successfully conquered all of Roman and Visigothic Gaul, and transformed it into the Kingdom of the Franks, Francia. Clovis' successors, known as the Merovingian kings, expanded the Frankish domain by capturing Provence from the Burgundians and southern Germany from the Thuringian Kingdom.The Heroic Age(83 clicks)
The Heroic Age is a free online journal dedicated to the study of Northwestern Europe from the Late Roman Empire to the advent of the Norman Empire. This journal is intended to be for the use of professionals, students, and amateurs alike and will consider submissions from all of the above. It is our intent to publish twice a year. The Heroic Age is a peer reviewed, academic journal. The Hundred Years War(77 clicks)
Wonderful collection of imagesThe Huns(77 clicks)
Good description of the Huns, Asians who invaded Europe.The Italian Renaissance(94 clicks)
Authors and Texts. Web sites.
The Labyrinth:Resources for Medieval Studies(96 clicks)
The Labyrinth provides free, organized access to electronic resources in medieval studies through a World Wide Web server at Georgetown University. The Labyrinth's easy-to-use menus and links provide connections to databases, services, texts, and images on other servers around the world. Each user will be able to find an Ariadne's thread through the maze of information on the Web. The Legacy of the Roman Empire and the Middle Ages in the West (ca AD 500-1450/1500)(102 clicks)
Lecture Notes, Maintained by Robert W. BrownThe Medieval Review(92 clicks)
"Since 1993, The Medieval Review (TMR; formerly the Bryn Mawr Medieval Review) has been publishing reviews of current work in all areas of Medieval Studies, a field it interprets as broadly as possible. The electronic medium allows for very rapid publication of reviews, and provides a computer searchable archive of past reviews, both of which are of great utility to scholars and students around the world."
The Medieval Settlement Research Group(93 clicks)
The Medieval Settlement Research Group was established in November 1986 from an amalgamation of the Medieval Village Research Group (founded 1952) and the Moated Sites Research Group (founded 1971). Archaeologists, geographers, historians and others belong to the Group, aiming to use their disciplines co-operatively in order to advance knowledge of settlements of all kinds. The Group’s interest is concentrated on the period between the 5th and 16th centuries, but does not exclude earlier and later periods, study of which is often essential for understanding developments in the middle ages.The Middle Ages(83 clicks)
Rich site.The Normans(116 clicks)
The Online Medieval and Classical Library(100 clicks)
The Online Medieval and Classical Library (OMACL) is a collection of some of the most important literary works of Classical and Medieval civilization. Tres Riches Heures de Duc de Berry(81 clicks)
"The Tres Riches Heures is _the_ classic example of a medieval book of hours. This was a collection of the text for each liturgical hour of the day -
hence the name - which often included other, supplementary, texts. Calendars, prayers, psalms and masses for certain holy days were commonly
The pictures in this directory are from the calendar section of the Tres Riches Heures. This was painted some time between 1412 and 1416 and is
arguably the most beautiful part of the manuscript; it is certainly the best known, being one of the great art treasures of France."Uncatalogued Manuscript Control Center(95 clicks)
The UMCC will focus on original cataloguing. The directors will oversee the cataloguing of the approximately 8,000
uncatalogued manuscripts in the U.S. and Canada and input the new records into a fully searchable multiple-field
database. The UMCC will follow the recommendations of the EAMMS project in the selection of database fields,
and will link each record to an image when one is available. The final product will be accessible via the World Wide
Web. "Virtual Pilgrimage(130 clicks)
Welcome to a virtual pilgrimage to the Holy Land. These pages are intended to give some sense of the places visited by medieval Christian pilgrims from western Europe around the time of the Crusades, as well as to explain some of the historical background of the pilgrimage and the experiences along the way. They are intended primarily for the students in my Crusades course, as supplemental reading, but they are also offered to the general public in the hope of providing insight and understanding.Western manuscripts to c. 1500(94 clicks)
"This is the home page for pre-c. 1500 western manuscripts, which form one part of the Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts at the Bodleian Library."