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Searchable annotated bibliography of over 5000 modern print and online editions of medieval primary sources, intended for a broad audience including high school and college level instructors as well as more advanced scholars or enthusiasts. Annotations include each text’s medieval author, dates, language, translation, subjects, region, and scholarly apparatus, along with description of contents. The site may be searched by source or by author (providing a brief biography, links to sources on the site, and to related websites).
License: No Fee
Modern Language: English
Medieval content details:
Dates: 1 - 1550
Covers Late Antiquity into the 16th century.
Subject: Agriculture, Anglo-Saxons, Anticlericalism, Apocalypticism, Aristotelian, Art, Asiatic Nomads, Byzantium, Carolingians, Chivalry, Christology, Church Fathers, Civil Law, Clergy, Confession, Penance, Conversion, Cosmology, Courtly Love, Crafts, Industry, Crime, Crusades, Death, Burial, Diplomacy, Early Germanic Peoples, Ecclesiology, Economy, Education, Universities, Eschatology, Family, Children, Marriage, Food and Drink, Gender, Government, Guilds, Labor, Heresy, Heretical, History, History, Iconography, Jews, Judaism, Landscape, Natural History, Law, Lay, Logic, Magic, Witchcraft, Manuscript Studies, Mariology, Maritime, Material Culture, Medicine, Mendicants, Metaphysics, Military Orders, Monasticism, Monks, Moral, Ethics, Music, Muslims, Islam, Mysticism, Nobility, Gentry, Nuns, Papacy, Peasants, Philosophy, Theology, Piety, Plague, Disease, Platonic, Neo-Platonic, Political Thought, Poverty, Charity, Priests, Bishops, Canons, Recreation, Entertainment, Reform, Religion - Institutional Church, Religious Law, Revolt, Royalty, Monarchs, Sacramental, Saints, Science, Mathematics, Scriptural Exegesis, Sex, Sexuality, Social Groups, Towns, Cities, Trade, Travel, Pilgrimage, Trinitarian, Vikings, War, Women, Women Religious
Type/Genre of Medieval Primary Source Material: Accounts, Advice, Instructional Texts, Allegorical, Biography, Memoirs, Chronicles, Annals, Clothing, Comedy, Satire, Commentary, Gloss, Exegesis, Contracts, Property Transactions, Council Proceedings, Minutes, Courts, Devotional, Dictionary, Glossary, Grammar, Didactic, Doctrinal, Drama, Epic, Saga, Episcopal Registers, Folklore, Legends, Furniture, Genealogy, Heraldry, Hagiography, Household Goods, Legislation, Letters, Petitions, Literature, Liturgy, Maps, Plans, Medical Works, Music, Prose, Religious Texts, Romance, Scripture, Sermons, Orations, Taxes, Textual Evidence, Verse, Wills, Inventories
All types of texts included.
Geopolitical Region: Africa, Algeria, Armenia, Asia, East and South, Austria, Balkans, Belgium, Bohemia, British Isles and Ireland, Bulgaria, Byzantium, China, Crete, Croatia, Denmark, Egypt, England, Europe, Finland, Flanders, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Holy Roman Empire, Hungary, Iberian Peninsula, Iceland, India, Ireland, Italy, Low Countries, Middle East, Netherlands, Norway, Persia, Poland, Portugal, Prussia, Russia, Scandinavia, Scotland, Sicily, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, Wales
Covers Europe, Eurasia, Middle East, and north Africa.
Original Language: Anglo-Norman, Arabic (Middle), Armenian, Breton, Catalan, Coptic, Cornish, Czech, Dutch, English, Ethiopian, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Irish, Italian, Judeo-Arabic, Latin, Manx, Middle English, Middle High German, Norse, Occitan, Old English, Old French (12-13C), Persian (Middle), Portuguese, Scots, Slavonic - Old Church, Spanish, Syriac, Turkish, Welsh
Links to editions in many different medieval languages (but especially Latin) and translations in a wide variety of modern languages.
Covers about 1000 medieval authors, including Abelard, Aquinas, Augustine of Hippo, Boccaccio, Chaucer, Dante, Froissart, Gregory the Great, Hildegard, Hugh of St Victor, Jacques de Vitry, Petrarch, William Langland, Thomas Hoccleve, Marie de France, and many less well-known medieval authors.