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Early Modern

The exhibition examines the first sustained contacts between American people and European explorers, conquerors and settlers from 1492 to 1600. Library of Congress.

17th-Century English Literature Resources

18th-Century Resources
These pages cover all the significant and reliable Internet resources I've been able to discover that focus on the (very long) eighteenth century -- let's say Milton to Keats. The collection includes information on literature, history, art, music, religion, economics, philosophy, and so on, from around the world, as well as the home pages of societies and people who work on eighteenth-century topics. Jack Lynch, Rutgers.

Cahiers Elisabethains
Late Medieval and Renaissance English Studies.

Christopher Columbus and Early European Exploration - A Research Guide
New York Public Library

Columbus and the Age of Discovery
As its contribution to the 500th Anniversary of The Encounter of Two Worlds, Millersville University of Pennsylvania created and installed The Computerized Information Retrieval System (CIRS) on Columbus and the Age of Discovery in 1989.

A joint research project of the History Department and Academic Computing Services, CIRS is a text retrieval system containing over 1100 text articles from magazines, journals, newspapers, speeches, official calendars and other sources relating to various encounter themes.

Discoverer's Web
Links to Web sites on voyages of discovery and exploration.

GHETA, University of Gronigen History Resource

Hartlib Papers Project
The papers of the seventeenth-century polymath Samuel Hartlib, (c.1600-1662) which survive in Sheffield University Library, constitute one of the great collections relating to the origins and development of modern western thought.

A Hundred Highlights From the Koninklijke Bibliotheek
National Library of the Netherlands.

Ilardi Microfilm Collection
Renaissance Diplomatic Documents ca.1450 -ca.1500. Yale University Library.

Paintings of Vermeer
Johannes Vermeer created luscious canvases of limited scope: generally women and men in seventeenth-century rooms, but also occasional outdoor scenes, allegory and religious themes. The fascination lies with the intricate combination of light, color, proportion and scale that enhances the moods and reality of the subjects.

Plague and Public Health in Renaissance Europe
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.

Renaissance Dante in Print (1472-1629)
This exhibition presents Renaissance editions of Dante's Divine Comedy from the John A. Zahm, C.S.C., Dante Collection at the University of Notre Dame, together with selected treasures from The Newberry Library.

Renascence Editions
An Online Repository of Works Printed in English Between the Years 1477 and 1799. Renascence Editions is an effort to make available online works printed in English between the years 1477 (when Caxton began printing) and 1799. The publisher and general editor is Richard Bear at the University of Oregon.

Scultura rinascimentale

Seminary for Renaissance Intellectual History and Renaissance Philosophy
Database of descriptions of and links to resources of relevance to studies in renaissance intellectual history. Munich University.

Sir Francis Bacon's New Advancement of Learning
Explores the many facets of Francis Bacon's life and work. Within this site you can participate in the tremendous contribution that this Renaissance genius advanced from the quality of the English language and scientific thought to being responsible for some of the world's greatest literature. . . .

Sistine Chapel

Tales from Froissart
Edited by Steve Muhlberger, Department of History, Nipissing University.

The Thirty Years War (1618-48)
Long and short version narrative history of the Thirty Years War, links and a bibliography of English language sources.

Vatican Exhibit Rome Reborn
Library of Congress Vatican Exhibit.


Royal and Noble Genealogical Data on the Web
At this site is Genealogical data for the Royal Family of Britain, but this includes just about all the Royals for Europe.

Royal Genealogies
This is a conversion of the ROYAL92.GED Gedcom file (from the ROOTS-L list) into a convenient HTML format (with an index), for use with WWW browsers.


Encyclopedia of 1848 Revolutions
Works of authors from around the world who have contributed articles to the only complete history of all the 1848 revolutions. Ohio University.

EuroDocs: Western European Primary Historical Documents
Selected Transcriptions, Facsimiles and Translations.

IEG Maps
Digital historical maps, mainly showing developments in politics, economy, administration and transportation in Central Europe since 1812, from the Institute for European History in Mainz.

Institutum Historicum Societatis Iesu/ Jesuit Historical Institute

Internet Archive of Texts and Documents
A creation of faculty and students in the History Department of Hanover College. The principal goal of the Archive is to make primary texts and secondary sources on the internet available to students and faculty for use in history and humanity classes.

The James Ford Bell Library
The James Ford Bell Library is a collection of 20,000 rare books, 2,500 maps, and 2,500 manuscripts from the period 1400-1800, documenting the expansion of Europe. University of Minnesota.

The Lost Border
Photographs of the Iron Curtain by Brian Rose.

Map Room--Federation of East European Family History Societies
A 51 map collection from the Comprehensive Atlas and Geography of the World (published by Blackie and Sons in 1882 in Edinburgh, Scotland) cover almost all of central and eastern Europe, including all of the German Empire and the Russian Empire. This includes European Russia (east eastern Europe, including all of the German Empire and the Russian Empire. This includes European Russia (east to the Urals) and trans-Ural Asian Russia (Siberia and the Pacific).

Marxists Internet Archive
Major source for primary documents.

Medieval and Early Modern Data Bank
Contains five large data sets, three pertaining to currency exchanges and two pertaining to prices. Rutgers University.

Modern European History - A Research Guide
New York Public Library

Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe
Maps with European boundaries for start of each century from 1 to 1700.

The Society for the History of Discoveries
History of geographical exploration, European expansion, cartography, navigation, colonial settlement, biography, and bibliography. Not much content but you can preview Terrae Incognitae: The Journal for the History of Discoveries.

The South Slavic Collections at the Library of Congress

The Versailles Treaty
The complete Treaty with all 440 Articles. Can also be downloaded in a single file. There are also maps, photos and cartoons.

WWW VL EUI European History Project
Collection of country and topic history sites.


Age of King Charles V (1338-1380)
The Bibliothèque Nationale de France

Altramar Medieval Music Ensemble

An Internet book on the Medieval/Renaissance/Reformation World

The Annales Cambriae
An introduction to the oldest Chronicle of Welsh affairs that we possess.

Argos: Search Engine for Ancient and Medieval Studies

A Basic Bibliography in Medieval History
Columbia University

Basic Research Tools for Medieval History

Benedictine Order: Liturgy

Bollandistes: Saints & Hagiography

CANTUS - A Database for Latin Ecclesiastical Chant
Indices of chants in selected manuscripts and early printed sources of the liturgical Office.

Castles on the Web
Castles on the Web is an attempt to organize and offer to the world, the many sites that holds information related to castles.

Castles, Abbeys and Medieval Buildings
This site is a record of Castles, Abbeys, Churches,Manor Houses and all types of medieval buildings in the UK.

Columbia University Medieval Guild
An interdisciplinary organization for graduate students in medieval studies.

Dante: Vita Nuova

Dwalen door de Middeleeuwen (Medieval Surfing)

The Ecole Initiative
A Hypertext Encyclopedia of Early Church History on the World-Wide Web.

Electronic Bulletin of the Dante Society of America (EBDSA)
An Online Journal For Dante Scholars Provided By The Dante Society Of America.

Exemplaria: A Journal of Theory in Medieval and Renaissance Studies
University of Florida.

Fides Angliarum Regum (The Faith of the English Kings)
The conversion of the pagan Anglo Saxon kings to Christianity.

The First Crusade and the Jews of Western Europe

The Gregorian Chant Home Page

Grover Furr's Medieval History and Literature Page
An annotated list of links to important resources for students of the European Middle Ages, with emphasis on literature.

Heraldry Links

Hill Monastic Manuscript Library
Since its founding in 1965, the Hill Monastic Manuscript Library (HMML) has sent teams of researchers and technicians to film more than 25 million pages from nearly 90,000 volumes in libraries and archives throughout Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. Today, HMML represents one of the largest and most comprehensive archives of medieval and Renaissance sources in the world.

The Historical Charlemagne

Homepage for Dante Studies
by Otfried Lieberknecht

Illuminated Images from the Bodleian Library
Western manuscripts to c.1500. Oxford.

Images of Medieval Art and Architecture

International Reynard Society

Interpreting Ancient Manuscripts
The main focus is on the process used to study the ancient manuscripts upon which the New Testament is based. While the language discussed is Greek, almost everything is explained with transliterations into English and, where applicable, translations from standard English Bibles.

The Islamic Foundation of the Renaissance
The introduction of Arabic texts into the studies of the West divides the history of science and philosophy in the middle ages into two distinct periods.

The Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies
The Labyrinth provides free, organized access to electronic resources in medieval studies through a World Wide Web server at Georgetown University.

Lady Tauna AElswith's Medieval Sources

Lady Virgin Mary Flower Garden Medieval Catholic Folklore Symbols

Liber Gentium
Medieval Biography

The Life of Godfrey of Bulloigne
It is of interest as an example of sixteenth century historical literature.

Manuscript Pages from the Bodleian Library

Medieval & Renaissance Culture Mega-Links Page

Medieval Academic Discussion Groups

Medieval Academy of America

Medieval FAQ

Medieval Graphics (University of Kansas)

Medieval History from Rhodes College

The Medieval Housebook
Medieval Housebook is the common name of a vellum manuscript written in ca. 1480 and preserved now in the Kupferstichkabinett (copperplate cabinet) of Wolfegg, Germany.

Medieval Institute at Western Michigan University

Medieval Review
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 Science Page
Provides a convenient and comprehensive set of links to all Internet resources worldwide which deal with aspects of medieval science, both in Western and other cultures.

Medieval Sourcebook
Fordham University.

Medieval Studies at University of Connecticut

Medieval Studies: Library Resources
Stanford University.

The Medieval Technology Pages
The Medieval Technology Pages are an attempt to provide accurate, referenced information on technological innovation and related subjects in western Europe duringthe Middle Ages.

The New Chaucer Society
The purpose of the New Chaucer Society is to provide a forum for teachers and scholars of Geoffrey Chaucer and his age. Rutgers University. (Gothic architecture)

On-Line Medieval and Classical Library
The Online Medieval and Classical Library (OMACL) is a collection of some of the most important literary works of Classical and Medieval civilization.

ORB--Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies
ORB is an academic site, written and maintained by medieval scholars for the benefit of their fellow instructors and serious students.

The Piers Plowman Electronic Archive
The long-range goal of the Piers Plowman Electronic Archive is the creation of a multi-level, hyper-textually linked electronic archive of the textual tradition of all three versions of the fourteenth-century allegorical dream vision Piers Plowman.

The Printing Press and a Changing World

Psalter Map, c.1250
The Psalter map is so called because it accompanied a 13th Century copy of the Book of Psalms. It is one of the earliest maps withJerusalem at the centre, reflecting the medieval world view. The British Library.

Resources for Medieval Studies
Including Sites for Late Antique, Early Church and Byzantine Studies.

The Rise of Godwine, Earl of Wessex
The mutiny of Wulfnoth in A.D. 1009 is put into its correct historical context for the first time here.

Rune Typology Project
Computerizing the Runic Inscriptions at the Historic Museum in Bergen.

Summa Theologica of Saint Thomas Aquinas

An Interactive Exploration of Women in the Middle Ages and Renaissance.

Texas Medieval Association
A regional affiliate of the Medieval Academy of America.

University of York, Centre of Medieval Studies

The Vita Haroldi
According the Vita Haroldi, King Harold secretly survived the Battle of Hastings, although terribly wounded.

Voice of the Shuttle: Web Page for Humanities Research
University of California, Santa Barbara.

Worlds of Late Antiquity (O'Donnell)
Miscellaneous materials relating to the culture of the Mediterranean world in late antiquity (roughly 200-700 C.E.).

WWW Medieval Resources

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