The links on this page have been divided into three main divisions: GatewaysSubjects, and Institutes. The Subjects section has been further divided to reflect specific areas of interest such as art history or religion, etc. Click below to skip directly to a subsection of interest.

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What Every Medievalist Should Know offers a great list of non-digital source materials "meant for the beginning-to-semi-advanced graduate student," but of use to just about any medievalist researching afield. Arranged topically. Created and maintained by Stephen M. Carey.

This is the largest and best maintained web site for medieval studies. Labyrinth provides the greatest number of links to other WWW sites that would be of interest to medievalists. Deborah Everhart and Martin Irvine, Co-Directors, Georgetown University.

This gateway site for medieval studies resources is maintained by Beau Harbin, The Catholic University of America. Its arrangement is simpler than is that of Labyrinth, but it makes fewer links.

ORB Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies
Online eference tool (including the Internet Medieval Sourcebook). Hosted by the College of Staten Island, CUNY.

Internet Medieval Sourcebook
An extensive collection of translated sources provided through ORB.
Also available through EURODOCS

The Bryn Mawr Medieval Review (MAILSERV: e-mail to join list)
Reviews of books in Medieval Studies.


Art History | History | History of Law | Literature | Manuscript Studies | Music | Philosophy and Religion

Art History:

Index of Christian Art
Index to artistic motifs, including extensive medieval holdings.


Medici Archive
Online access to the contents of the archive of the Medici grand dukes of Tuscany provided by Johns Hopkins University.

History of Law:

History of Law (feudal, common, canon) at Louisville University. (MAILSERV: e-mail to join list)


Charrette Project
This site is a "multi-media electronic archive containing a medieval manuscript tradition - that of Chretien de Troyes Le chevalier de la Charrette (Lancelot, ca. 1180)." Maintained by the Dept. of Romance Languages, Princeton University.

Online Medieval and Classical Library
The purpose of this archive is to "provide a free and easy way for the average computer user to access some of the most important literary works of Classical and Medieval civilization." Included in the archive are works of Chaucer, Norse sagas, and Medieval legal texts. There is no search engine associated with the texts. Maintained by Douglas B. Killings at Cal. Berkeley.

SEENET at the University of Michigan
The Society for Early English and Norse Texts has begun a series of electronic texts of Old Norse, Old English and Middle English texts. The first title in the series is an electronic edition of the Piers Plowman.

TEAMS Middle English Texts
TEAMS, the Consortium for the Teaching of the Middle Ages, the University of Rochester, and the Medieval Institute of Western Michigan University have provided electronic editions for 17 Middle English texts. Included are editions of The Avowying of Arthur, The Greene Night, and Why I Can't be a Nun. There is no search engine associated with the texts.

Manuscript Studies:

Images of medieval manuscripts in several libraries in Europe and North America.

Rabanus Maurus De rerum naturis
This is W. Schipper's transcription of this ninth century encyclopedic compilation, taken from the manuscript at Karlsruhe, Badische Landesbibliothek, MS Augiensis 93 and 68. Also included is a list of manuscripts; a bibliography is in progress. There is no search engine for the text. Maintained at the University of Newfoundland.


Thesaurus Musicarum Latinarum. Indiana University, Bloomington.
"The Thesaurus Musicarum Latinarum (TML) is an evolving database that will eventually contain the entire corpus of Latin music theory written during the Middle Ages and the early Renaissance."

Philosophy and Religion:

Philosophy Virtual Library. University of Bristol.
"This Virtual Library section is located at the University of Bristol department of Philosophy, and is intended to provide an overview of the various Internet resources related to Philosophy."

Medieval Philosophy Mailserv (MAILSERV: e-mail to join list)
Medieval philosophy and socio-political thought.


Libraries and Research Institutes | Regional Associations

Libraries and Research Institutes:

Medieval Institute, University of Notre Dame.
Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University.
Renaissance Society of America.
Vatican Film Library, Saint Louis University.

Regional Associations including information about conferences:

International Congress of Medieval Studies

Southeastern Medieval Studies Association

Haskins Society

Medieval Academy of America

Georgia Medievalists Group