History on the Internet

This page is still under construction. In the meantime, you may find the following sites helpful:

Exploring Ancient World Cultures: Medieval Europe
A very well-done introduction to the culture of Medieval Europe on the Internet, with links.

Heraldry on the Internet
Designed to help conduct heraldic research on the internet, including compilations of links to various sources of heraldic material available.

Introduction to Medieval History
A university course outline, well- researched and linked.

Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies
This is a one-stop shopping site developed by Georgetown University. They are also in the process of developing a Medieval Studies for Kids page.

Middle Ages
An excellent content webpage by a high school student that covers nearly every aspect of medieval life, (it even has a glossary of terms,) with brief biographies of every important person of the time.

Middle Ages
Part of the Western Canon great books site, with emphasis on the great writers and books of the Middle Ages, plus links to other sites of interest.

Byzantine Studies on the Internet
Argos is a bit weak in Byzantine history. This site, a companion page to the Medieval Sourcebook, makes up for that.

Exploring Ancient World Cultures: Early Islam
An excellent site to become familiar with the rise of Islam and its effect on the Europe of the Middle Ages.

Suggest a Site
We gratefully and humbly appreciate your suggestions and comments.

Medieval Sourcebook
The text of many documents and books produced during the medieval period; a section on the lives of the saints, plus links to other medieval sites.

Age of King Charles V
Learn about the history of France through 1000 pages of illuminated manuscripts from the Bibliothèque Nationale de France. English version.

The Crusades: A Chronicle in Art
The history of the Crusades, as told by the art of the times.

Timelines in Art History
This is a fantastic site to begin learning about Byzantine art and culture in general. The pertinent pages are:
Byzantium Resource Page;
Early Byzantine Art, 330-842;
Middle Byzantine Art, 843-1260;
Late Byzantine Art, 1261-1453.

The sites on the left are pages with excellent historical content. The sites below are links pages, specifically chosen for the quality of pointers to other sites for further research.

Creative Impulse: Byzantiam & Islam
This award-winning site is the place to begin for searching for information regarding Byzantium or the rise of the Islamic Empire.

Creative Impulse: Medieval History
This is the place to begin searching for interesting sites having to do with castles, knights and armor, the royalty and people of the period, the crusades, and everything else medieval.

Medieval Europe
Nicely annotated links to other sites on the subjects of: art and architecture, including a section on illuminated manuscripts, history, literature, music, philosophy, and religion.

Medieval History by the Mining Co. The Mining Co.’s history pages are a good place to begin the study of a topic, because they are geared for the general reader rather than the historian.

Medieval, Renaissance, & Reformation World
Under construction, but already a useful page that points to other internet sources. Separate sections on knights, cathedrals, crusades, the plague, and literature.

History on the Internet / Christine Miller / Last revised May 1999
Copyright © 1999