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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 Byzantium: The Byzantine Studies Page

Created by Paul Halsall of Fordham University, this metasite is an essential stop for anyone with a strong interest in Byzantine Studies. The Byzantine Studies Page offers a concise introduction to the field, important writings,teaching aids, and several other items of interest. Users can access collections of syllabi and course outlines, read calls for papers, reference guides, book reviews,...

https://sourcebooks.fordham.edu/byzantium/
View Resource Images Of Medieval Art And Architecture

Maintained by Alison Stones, a professor of the History of Art and Architecture at the University of Pittsburgh, this Website offers high-quality images of plans, drawings, details, and photographs of a number of Medieval architectural achievements in England and France. The site also boasts an extensive Glossary of Medieval Art that is invaluable for anyone who wants to know the difference...

http://www.pitt.edu/~medart/
View Resource Medieval Women: An Interactive Exploration

Hosted by McMaster University, this interesting site brings together primary sources, commentary by scholars, interactive features, and music to explore the world of medieval European women. The site is a companion to a recent series on Canadian television, but it easily stands alone. Most of the features are accessed via two sections: Nunnery and World. Each of these presents a neat graphical...

http://mw.mcmaster.ca/intro.html
View Resource The Heroic Age: A Journal of Early Medieval Northwestern Europe

Published since 1998, this free, peer-reviewed online journal is "dedicated to the study of Northwestern Europe from the Late Roman Empire to the advent of the Norman Empire." To date, four issues have been published, all of which are available online. In addition to articles, each issue contains a forum, Website and book reviews, and a digest of recent archaeological news. The main site also...

http://www.heroicage.org/issues/9/ziegler.html
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 The Geoffrey Chaucer Website

Chaucer is widely understood to be the father of English literature; though before he composed the Canterbury Tales (his most famous work), he was best known as a writer of poems of love. The Geoffrey Chaucer Web site maintained by Jane Tolmier and her colleagues at Harvard University will be quite helpful to students looking to learn more about the life and work of Chaucer, or even those with a...

http://sites.fas.harvard.edu/~chaucer/
View Resource Explore the Unicorn Tapestries

In the Cloisters at the Metropolitan Museum, ropes and guards prevent visitors from getting too close to the Unicorn Tapestries and possibly damaging them. This new Web site provides a chance to jump the rope, disregard the guard, and get a really close look at these medieval masterpieces. Several sections of the site are primarily designed for close examination. A Closer Look allows viewers to...

https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/467642
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 Dumbarton Oaks Electronic Texts

Located in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, DC, Dumbarton Oaks was donated to Harvard University in 1940 as gift from Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss. Currently, the Dumbarton Oaks Center offers a number of fellowships in its three areas of academic inquiry, which include Byzantine studies, pre-Columbian studies, and landscape architecture. The organization is also well known for their...

http://www.doaks.org/resources/publications/doaks-online-pub...
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