Middle Ages

Arts

Van EyckArt Museums, onlineSamuel Kress Collection, MoA, UoA 360degrees walking throughArt from the late antiquity (Ravenna)Altarpieces       BalkansGhent AltarpieceFurtmayr, BertholdGerman Imperial Crown        Extensive ListsGlossaryIllustrated BartschBayeux...

Castles

International Conference on Castles and Their Imagination in the Middle Ages, Sept. 15-16, 2007, Werfen, south of Salzburg: "DIE IMAGINÄRE BURG Eine andere Kulturgeschichte". Öffentliche interdisziplinäre Tagung 15./16. September 2007 in A-5450 Werfen (südlich von...

Everyday Life

Wide range of sources for the entire period Everyday Aspects of the Middle Ages Introduction, maps, texts - quite useful Middle Ages for young folks Freilichtmuseum Funkenburg, Thuringen Freilichtmuseum Klein Koeris, Brandenburg Sagnlandet Lejre People, History,...

Illustrations

Wars and Crusades                    British Library: Turn a page French History King Edward the Confessor Koninjklijche Bibliotheek Scandinavian picture databases Illustrations - World Chronicle German Imperial Crown    Charles IV Cantigas de Santa Maria (music...

Jews

History of Jews 69 C.E. to the Present Barbara Stevenson's webpage Juden und der Schwarze Tod (in German, excellent bibliography, maps, and illustrations) History 1st-14th Centuries History 14th-17th Centuries Drawing of the ugly Jew in the Swedish church of...

Literature

Apollonius MHD Lyrik Gottfried von Strassburg Tristan Tree Chaucer, CT, digital version free to leaf through MEMGS (The Medieval and Early Modern German Studies Network) Nibelungenlied (Bartsch) Old French Dictionary Dictionaries: Dictionnaire de l’occitan médiévale...

Manuscripts

Wasserzeichen:http://www.ksbm.oeaw.ac.at/wz/wzma.phphttp://watermark.kb.nl/HandschriftencensusMarburger RepetoriumAmbraser HeldenbuchDie Hausbucher der Nurnberger ZwolfbruederstiftungSwiss mss., or in GermanGlobal Catalogue of Digitized ManuscriptsJenaer...

Maps

WorldPeutinger World MapChanging map of Europe from the twelfth through 2011Europe    World Maps Historical Maps   Huge Collection of Maps II IIIGerman Site with lots of Historical MapsMaps for Medieval Europe and the RenaissanceWorld Maps       Medieval...

Middle Ages

Why study the Middle Ages?  According to Kent Emery, jr., "[a]rtistic expression, in the strict sense, 'perfects nature,' liberates the human spirit from the 'bare necessities' of its animal and cultural existence, and, moreover, shows 'disdain' for them.  So delicate...

Middle Ages

Why study the Middle Ages?  According to Kent Emery, jr., "[a]rtistic expression, in the strict sense, 'perfects nature,' liberates the human spirit from the 'bare necessities' of its animal and cultural existence, and, moreover, shows 'disdain' for them.  So delicate...

Middle Ages Resources

Love in Lit./Arts | Abelard/Heloise | Apollonius | Aucassin et N | Carmina Burana | Chaucer | Chretien de Troyes | Christine de Pizan | Dietrich v.d.Gletze | Fabliaux | Flore and Blanche | Gottfried von S. | Hartmann vA | Herzog Ernst | Hildebrandslied | Hrosvita of...

Music

Beowulf and Nibelungenlied  performanceIntroduction to Early Music Introduction II  CB Lyrics   Carl Orff (good intro plus visuals)  Orff III        CB video    CB Amor/Dies/Stetit Puella    CB and Excalibur    CB for commercial II  (gatorade)  CB for commercial III...

Philosophy

Meister Eckhart Society - good introLife and WorksQuotes from his WorksBackground and Context (German site)Dictionary of the History of IdeasJohn of Salisbury I  JoS II  JoS IIIDenis Foulechat reads John of Salisbury: Paris, 14th century,Manuscripts Department,...

Recording MHG

READING OF MIDDLE HIGH GERMAN TEXTSby Albrecht Classen, University of ArizonaOriginal Texts in Middle High GermanCopyright: web-based textsDer von Kürenberg and subsequent texts:http://www.fh-augsburg.de/~harsch/germanica/Chronologie/d_saec12.htmlNibelungenlied:...

Spain

Links for Medieval Spain:American Historical Research on Medieval SpainChronologySourcebookHistory of Medieval SpainCatalan ManuscriptsIslamic Conquest of SpainMapsEspana medievalImagenesFotos de SiguenzaPhotosValencia

Spring Poems

PROFESSOR ALBRECHT CLASSENMy Courses at the University of ArizonaCome along on my medieval travel course in Europe during May/June (every year, with changing itineraries!) Medieval and Renaissance Spring PoemsRead by Members of theUniversity of Arizona Medieval,...

Violence

Please take note: This collection of web links with illustrations was assembled as a resource for the academic study of violence in the Middle Ages.  To study violence critically, to examine its causes, effects, and consequences, however, is the first crucial step...

Why History I

Reasons for the study of history by Peter N. Stearns Why history, Good highlights and explanations by Gerhard Rempel Why History - political and philosophical considerations Ethical Culture

Why History II

This is a brief collection of thoughts on history and its importance for us today, culled from the web and printed sources.  I do not necessarily identify with them, but find them thought-provoking and certainly wise in their own way.  For more extensive discussions,...

Winter Poems

ANCIENT, MEDIEVAL, AND EARLY MODERN WINTER POETRYREADING BYMEMBERS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA MEDIEVAL, RENAISSANCE, AND REFORMATION COMMITTEE (UAMARRC)NOV. 14, 2005, 6-8 P.M., UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, ILC 140. Funded by COH. Organized by Albrecht Classen, Dept. of...

Women of the Middle Ages

Compiuta Donzella. Talk by Prof. F. Alfie, intro. by Prof. A. Classen Women in Art: a 3-minute online video Frauen in der deutschen Literaturgeschichte Literature Hildegard von Bingen Mechthild of Magdeburg, text MYSTICISM Art and Music Introductory article Religion...