Resources for Medieval Culture


General

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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Education and culture in the barbarian West from the sixth through the eighth century
Life in the Middle Ages from the seventh to the thirteenth century
Living with the dead in the Middle Ages
The making of the Middle Ages
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Selected books available at Ursuline College Library:
  • Encyclopedia of society and culture in the medieval world REF/ CB 351 .E53 2008
  • Handbook to life in the medieval world REF/ CB 351 .C625 2008
  • Concise dictionary of medieval history REF/ D114 .W4 1964
  • Dictionary of medieval civilization REF/CB 351 .D24 1984
  • Dictionary of the Middle Ages REF/D 114 .D52 v.1
  • Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages REF/D 114 .E53 2000
  • Great events from history: Ancient and medieval series REF/D 59 .M26 1972
  • Greenwood encyclopedia of daily life REF/GT 31 .G74 2004 v.2-3
  • Medieval Europe, 814-1350 REF/D 102 .M38 2002
  • Medieval folklore REF/GR 35 .M43 2000
  • Medieval Jewish civilization: an encyclopedia REF/DS 124 .M386 2003
  • The New Cambridge medieval history REF/D 117 .N48 1995 v.1-2
  • Sports and games of medieval cultures REF/GV 1200 .W55 2002



Maps


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Selected books available at Ursuline College Library:
  • The new Penguin atlas of medieval history REF/ D 118 .M26 1992
  • Oxford atlas of world history REF/ G 1030 .P57 2002
  • Atlas of medieval Europe REF/G 1791 .K6 2000
  • Atlas of medieval man REF/CB 351 .P55 1985
  • Atlas of the medieval world REF/D 117 .M35 2004
  • Hammond’s historical atlas of the world REF/G 1030 .H35 1993
  • Historical maps on file REF/G 1030 .F32 2006 v.1-2
  • The Penguin historical atlas of the medieval world REF/D 117 .J68 2005
  • Shepherd’s historical atlas REF/G 1030 .S4 1973

Weblinks
Historical Map Web Sites

Arts


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The Gothic image: religious art in France of the thirteenth century

Selected books available at Ursuline College Library:
  • Art of the Christian world, A.D. 200-1500 REF/N 7832 .A72
  • Arts & humanities through the eras REF/NX 440 .A787 2005 v.3-4
  • Bibliography of medieval drama REF/PN 1751 .S87 1972
  • Dictionary of Art REF/N 31 .D5 1996
  • Dictionary of English furniture from the Middle Ages to the late Georgian Period REF/NK 2529 .M3 1986
  • Encyclopedia of antiquities, and elements of archaeology, classic and mediaeval REF/CC 165 .F7 1843
  • English literature at the close of the Middle Ages REF/PR 291 .C5 1947
  • History of interior design & furniture: from ancient Egypt to nineteenth-century Europe REF/NK 1710 .B57 2006
  • Larousse encyclopedia of Byzantine and medieval art REF/N 5970 .H813 1963

E-Video
Medieval Drama: from sanctuary to stage (streaming video, 48 min)


Food


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Selected books available at Ursuline College Library:
  • Food: a culinary history from antiquity to the present REF/TX 353 .H525 1999
  • Food in medieval times REF/ GT 2850 .A33 2004


Dress


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Selected books available at Ursuline College Library:
  • The Greenwood encyclopedia of clothing through world history REF/ GT 507 .G74 2008 v.1
  • Handbook of English mediaeval costume GT 732 .C84 1969
  • Medieval and Tudor costume GT 732 .C85 1968


Music


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Eight centuries of troubadours and trouvéres: the changing identity of medieval music

Selected books available at Ursuline College Library:
  • Dictionary of Music and Musicians REF/ML 100 .N48 2000
  • Historical anthology of music M2 .D25 H6
  • Music in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance REF/ML 171 .G58 1981
  • Heritage of music REF/ ML 160 .H527 1990 v.1


Science


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Selected books available at Ursuline College Library:
  • Cambridge history of science REF/Q 125 .C32 2003
  • Groundbreaking scientific experiments, inventions, and discoveries of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance REF/Q 124.97 .K73 2004
  • History of science and technology REF/Q 125 .B945 2004


Women


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Selected books available at Ursuline College Library:
  • Encyclopedia of women in the Middle Ages REF/HQ 1143 .L38 2001
  • Extraordinary women of the Medieval and Renaissance world: a biographical dictionary REF/HQ 1143 .E93 2000
  • The female dramatist: profiles of women playwrights from the Middle Ages to contemporary times REF/PN 471 .P37 1998
  • The Feminist companion to literature in English: women writers from the Middle Ages to the present REF/PR 111 .B57 1990
  • From convent to concert hall: a guide to women composers REF/ML 82 .F76 2003
  • Women in the Middle Ages: an encyclopedia REF/HQ 1143 .W643 2004


Specific countries


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Selected books available at Ursuline College Library:
  • The Cambridge illustrated history of Germany REF/DD 89 .K55 1996
  • A concise historical atlas of Eastern Europe REF/G 2081 .S1 H8 1996
  • Medieval England: an encyclopedia REF/DA 129 .M43 1998
  • Medieval France: an encyclopedia REF/DC 33.2 .M44 1995
  • Medieval Germany: an encyclopedia REF/ DD 126 .M43 2001

E-Video
Medieval London: kings and merchants, 1066-1500 (streaming video, 20 min)


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