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 details:

Resource Type: Downloadable dataTeaching ResourcesText: MedievalText: Modern

License: Must provide creditNo Fee

Modern Language: English

Language of Modern Translation: English

Medieval content details:

Dates: 300 - 1600

Subject: ArchaeologyAsiatic NomadsByzantiumCarolingiansChivalryCourtly LoveCrafts, IndustryCrusadesEarly Germanic PeoplesEconomyMilitary OrdersMuslims, IslamNobility, GentryRoyalty, MonarchsVikingsWar

Type/Genre of Medieval Primary Source Material: Advice, Instructional TextsBiography, MemoirsChronicles, AnnalsTextual Evidence

Geopolitical Region: AfricaEuropeMiddle East

Original Language: Arabic (Middle)GreekItalianLatinMiddle 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.