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resources

Links

General:

  • The Labyrinth is an exhaustive list of links to medieval sites maintained by Georgetown University. Its address is https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/labyrinth/
  • The Internet Medieval Sourcebook, maintained by Dr. Paul Halsall of Fordham University, contains many excerpted and full texts, including many older translations whose copyright has expired. The Internet address is www.fordham.edu/halsall/sbook.html
  • For English Renaissance texts, see the Renaissance section of the Luminarium site, which also contains medieval and 17th century works. It is a labor of love of Anniina Jokinen, and its address is www.luminarium.org/lumina.htm.
  • The University of Pittsburgh's Frick Fine Arts Library owns a 15th-century Book of Hours. To view illuminations from the manuscript, go to http://pitt.libguides.com/c.php?g=12673&p=66983
  • The Medieval Academy of America (http://www.medievalacademy.org/) is the largest organization in the world devoted to medieval studies. Among other things, the Academy holds an annual meeting, publishes the journal Speculum, and provides grants and fellowships to graduate students (http://www.medievalacademy.org/?page=Grad_Students). Membership in the academy is open to anyone interested in medieval studies.

Specialized Links:

  • A collection of links to sites on Dante can be found at www.lieberknecht.de/dante/welc_fr.html
  • An important link which puts researchers in touch with the German Center of Early Modern Studies is at www.hab.de
  • The British library has a digital library including Beowulf, the Magna Carta, the Lindisfarne Gospels, the Sforza Hours, the Leonardo de Vinci Notebook and the Tyndale New Testament. Its address is www.bl.uk/  
  • Images of Medieval Art and Architecture contains material on medieval architecture. It is maintained by Dr. Alison Stones of the University of Pittsburgh, and its Web address is www.pitt.edu/~medart/
  • Manuscripts of the Abbey Library of St. Gall, Switzerland (www.cesg.unifr.ch/en): free online access to high resolution digital images of 57,000 facsimile pages and 144 complete manuscripts (including the musical manuscripts). The database is accessible in English, German, French, and Italian.
  • Information on medieval and Renaissance music can be found at www.medieval.org/emfaq/