Project Status: Ongoing

“This website provides pedagogical resources for teachers who want to address the global history of slavery and captivity during the medieval period, broadly defined.”

The includes: “historical sources (texts, images, and audio files) that can be assigned as readings or used for in-class activities” and “a selected bibliography of scholarly works to help teachers present slavery and captivity in an appropriate, historically and culturally specific context.”

Resource details:

Resource Type: Audio RecordingBibliographyImages

License: Creative CommonsNo Fee

Modern Language: EnglishEnglishEnglish

Medieval content details:

Dates: 500 - 1500

Includes sources and materials from across the Middle Ages.

Subject: ByzantiumCrusadesGeneral referenceHistoryImmigrationJews, JudaismMuslims, IslamSlavery

Type/Genre of Medieval Primary Source Material: Legal CodesMaterial EvidenceTextual Evidence

Geopolitical Region: AfricaAsia, East and SouthEuropeMiddle East

Global Coverage.