Project Status: Ongoing
Provides a variety of primary and secondary resources on medieval military history, created and maintained by the Society for Medieval Military History, publisher of the Journal of Medieval Military History (JMMH).
The website hosts translated primary sources sorted by period, each of which is furnished with a brief introduction and information about the edition from which it is taken. Also included are secondary sources contributed by scholars of medieval military history, including book introductions, articles, and MA and PhD theses, many of which are downloadable in .pdf format; book reviews on recent military history titles; and syllabi for university-level courses on medieval military history.
Resource Type: Downloadable data, Teaching Resources, Text: Medieval, Text: Modern
License: Must provide credit, No Fee
Modern Language: English
Language of Modern Translation: English
Medieval content details:
Dates: 300 - 1600
Subject: Archaeology, Asiatic Nomads, Byzantium, Carolingians, Chivalry, Courtly Love, Crafts, Industry, Crusades, Early Germanic Peoples, Economy, Military Orders, Muslims, Islam, Nobility, Gentry, Royalty, Monarchs, Vikings, War
Type/Genre of Medieval Primary Source Material: Advice, Instructional Texts, Biography, Memoirs, Chronicles, Annals, Textual Evidence
Geopolitical Region: Africa, Europe, Middle East
Original Language: Arabic (Middle), Greek, Italian, Latin, Middle French (14-15C), Old French (12-13C)
Primary sources by many medieval creators including Orderic Vitalis, Robert of Clari, ibn-al-Athir, Dino Compagni, and others.