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View Resource Castles on the Web

If you like castles, visit Castles on the Web for a nice collection of photos, history, and Q & A on castles around the world. Ask a question about a particular castle, browse a list of castle books, or see the list of castle events. An individual effort done with an obvious love of the topic.

http://www.castlesontheweb.com/
View Resource The Castles of Wales

Jeffrey L. Thomas has created this online trove of visual and written material dedicated to providing visitors to his site with information about the castles of Wales. Himself a devotee of Welsh culture, Mr. Thomas offers a site that features background reading on castle construction, the Welsh language, medieval Welsh history, and a glossary of terms related to castles. From the main menu, users...

http://www.castlewales.com/home.html
View Resource La Catedral de Girona

Beginning with the evocative sounds of cathedral bells and the clamor of footsteps, this site dedicated to the cathedral in the Spanish city of Girona is a well-done overview of the cathedral's many compelling facets. The cathedral was begun in the 11th century (although most of the building dates from the 14th to 17th centuries), and is considered of one the finest Gothic cathedrals in Spain. The...

http://www.catedraldegirona.org/visita/eng/principal/index.h...
View Resource Florilegium Urbanum

The term florilegium refers to a compilation of excerpts from other writings, and is used on this website to refer to this ongoing online project, developed by Stephen Alsford, which provides "a considered selection of primary source texts illustrative of various aspects of medieval urban life, and to present those texts in modern English." The introduction to the site provides detailed...

http://users.trytel.com/~tristan/towns/florilegium/flor00.ht...
View Resource Canterbury and St. Albans: Treasures from Church and Cloister

This remarkable exhibition from the Getty Foundation brings together two rare masterpieces of Medieval English art: stained glass from Canterbury Cathedral and illuminations from the St. Albans Psalter. First-time visitors can watch a short preview of the in situ exhibit and then move on to detailed online exhibition galleries. The Behind the Scenes area offers first-hand commentary from...

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http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/canterbury/