Medieval Knights on Horseback
Illuminated manuscripts are the hand-copied and illustrated books of the middle ages, meticulously crafted in monastery scriptoriums before the invention of the printing press in the mid-fifteenth century.
The image of knights on horseback is courtesy of the Lycos Image Gallery.
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.
Medieval Culture & History
Exploring Ancient World Cultures: Medieval Europe
Learn about the Magna Charta and medieval proofs for the existence of God, read selections from Summa Theologica and other medieval literature, look into the extensive chronology of the middle ages, and other fascinating offerings at this site.
Introduction to Medieval History
A university course outline, well-researched and linked. Part of the larger Medieval Sourcebook, the internet site for primary source documents on the web. Be sure to also check into Lives of the Saints while here.
New Advent Catholic Website
Home of the Catholic Encyclopedia, and various other resources concerning the Roman Catholic faith. For the history of the Roman Catholic church, visit the Introduction to Medieval History, as the history of the church cannot be easily separated from the history of the state at this time.
The above pages will get you started on many fascinating hours of research and discovery regarding all aspects of Medieval culture and history. However, if you need additional site suggestions for further help and more specific research, please visit History on the Internet: Middle Ages, where you can find many more high quality links.
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