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Search engine of peer-reviewed resources related to ancient and medieval history.
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Documents the history of the Domesday book, commissioned in December 1085 by William the Conqueror. Offers a timeline describing life in the 11th century, as well as listing every settlement existing in 1086, providing notes on landowners of the time, and considering the aristocracy, castles, churches, tax, rents, and agriculture which existed.
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Materials relating to medieval English towns. Includes capsule histories of selected locations, a glossary, related links, and the full text of a thesis entitled The Men Behind the Masque: Office-Holding in East Anglian Boroughs, 1272-1460.
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Historical review of Italian theatre from its birth in medieval times through to the post-war period. Describes the importance of theatre to Italy throughout its development and highlights key figures in the art.
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Angelcynn (pronounced 'Angle-kin') is an Old English word meaning 'the English People'. This Angelcynn is a living history society which aims to recreate, as authentically as possible, the richness of the birth of a nation which has passed into legend and into lore. Includes details of Anglo-Saxon weapons and armour, including an Anglo-Saxon helmet and other items found in a grave in Northamptonshire.
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Server for Medieval Studies, with links to the major databases of library, archival, image, and text projects, with primary emphasis on collections concerning medieval history, religion, and culture.
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Instructions for the method of brewing ale in the Saxon period.
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Offers information on technical innovation in western Europe during the Middle Ages. Offers a subject index of inventions, together with a timeline covering developments between the years 500 and 1600 AD.
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Numerous pointers to documents and full text works for medieval and Renaissance Europe, Europe as a supernational region, and various Western European countries.
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Provides a chronological list of the life and work of Boccaccio, (1313-1375), concentrating on his late medieval text, Decameron. A study of the text, available in English and Italian, explores the literary, historical, and cultural context of the Decameron and its relevance to late medieval society. Additional resources include maps illustrating locations within the story.
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Cooperative effort by scholars across the Internet to establish an online textbook source for medieval studies on the Web. ORB is an academic site, written and maintained by medieval scholars for the benefit of their fellow instructors and serious students. All articles have been judged by at least two peer reviewers.
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Brief article giving instructions for the design, materials and techniques for early Medieval embroidery.
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Offers original articles and features about medieval history, plus annotated links to selected relevant Internet resources, compiled by a subject specialist, a subject-specific bulletin board, and details of related news and events. Topics include archaeology, architecture, armour and weaponry, Byzantine studies, the Crusades, Knightly Orders and the Knights Templar, Leonardo da Vinci, maps, Medieval Britain and Russia, online libraries and text collections, medieval history organisations, medieval religion, Renaissance studies, science and technology in the medieval period, timelines and chronologies, Vikings and women in the medieval period.
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Topics covered include old English language and literature, Anglo-Latin and Latin ecclesiastical texts, palaeography, diplomatic, illumination, history, numismatics, onomastics, archaeology, fiction, and children's books.
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Database of ballads, texts, images, bibliographies, and basic information about the Robin Hood stories and other outlaw tales.
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Information about weddings during medieval and Renaissance times. Includes traditions, ceremonies, handfastings, attire, flowers, headpieces, the feast, bibliographies and Viking traditions.
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Illustrated article on the role of fishing in the early Medieval period, including a discussion of fish catching methods, such as hook and line, nets, traps, spears and lures.
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Collection of information relating to the period 950 AD to 1500 AD. Includes a list of medieval organisations and events throughout the world, material for teachers and students, and a monthly newsletter.
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Information on the social and cultural history of highwaymen in medieval and early-modern England. Provides a chronology of highway robbery, and features ballads and songs, extracts from fictional works, letters, satirical pieces, and passages of social comment.
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Provides information on the Hundred Years' War, with timeline, maps and biographies. Also provides links to other sites on medieval and renaissance history.
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Index of resources in British, French and American history. Periods covered include ancient and medieval, Tudor and Stuart and topics include the history of medicine and archaeology.
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A compendium of extracts and full text documents in medieval history. Subjects covered include the end of the Classical World, Byzantium, Islam, formation and flowering of Latin Christendom, the Late Middle Ages, the Italian Renaissance, and the Early Reformation. Selected extracts are accompanied by short explanations, which help the reader to understand their context. Also provides links to related resources, especially Byzantine resources.
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Information, news and events for those with an interest in the pottery vessels that were made, traded and used in Britain and Europe between the end of the Roman period and the 16th century.
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Set of annotated links to texts, manuscript images, historical resources, courses and other educational resources relevant to Old English literature.
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Electronic journal of early-modern literary and historical studies. Also provides links to sites relevant to renaissance studies, including cultural, historical, textual and general resources
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Contains links to medieval art, architecture, history, archaeology, literature, law, music and religion.
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Collection of annotated links to resources relating to medieval drama. Categories include texts, costumes, music, dance, performance and set design, and musical instruments.
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