Project Status: Ongoing
A database of the volumes of the Monumenta Germaniae Historia (MGH), a collection of meticulously edited primary sources for the study of the Middle Ages with an emphasis on the German lands. The database may be searched or browsed by the department, and the volumes (published 1826-2010) may be read online or downloaded as .pdfs.
Modern Language: German
Language of Modern Translation: Latin
Medieval content details:
Dates: 300 - 1500
Subject: Carolingians, Civil Law, Clergy, Confession, Penance, Conversion, Crusades, Diplomacy, Early Germanic Peoples, Government, History, Law, Mendicants, Monasticism, Monks, Nobility, Gentry, Nuns, Papacy, Philosophy, Theology, Piety, Political Thought, Priests, Bishops, Canons, Reform, Religion - Institutional Church, Royalty, Monarchs, Saints, Theology
Type/Genre of Medieval Primary Source Material: Biography, Memoirs, Chronicles, Annals, Commentary, Gloss, Exegesis, Episcopal Registers, Hagiography, Legislation, Letters, Petitions, Literature, Religious Texts, Rules, Textual Evidence, Treaties, Treatises
Original Language: Latin
Includes hundreds of medieval authors, such as Adam of Bremen, Thomas Ebendorfer, Einhard, and many others.