The Realms of Talithia


Resources for medieval research

last updated April 22, 2019


Medieval Digital Resources. A curated database of peer-reviewed digital materials for the study of the Middle Ages. Some of the links found here may also be listed below. From the Medieval Academy of America. Link to the database by subject headings.
Stefan's Florilegium. For the past 28 years, THLord Stefan li Rous of Ansteorra has compiled “bits of useful information from various newsgroups, mail lists, facebook groups, and articles” whose authors have given him permission to publish on his site. If you are researching any topic in the medieval world, this is an excellent resource.
Regia Anglorum. Authentic re-creators of the history of the Anglo-Saxon, Viking, Welsh and Norman people from AD950-1066. They have an extensive library of resources.
Internet Medieval Sourcebook. A comprehensive collection of sources of information concerning the middle ages. Hosted by Fordham University.
Rosalie’s Medieval Woman. A collection of articles on all things medieval as it pertains to women.
Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index. Journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages.
Tha Engliscan Gesithas. A comprehensive focus on Anglo-Saxon England.
The Labyrinth. A comprehensive collection of online resources for medieval studies.
Online Medieval Sources Bibliography. An annotated bibliography of printed and online primary sources for the Middle Ages. Created by the Center for Medieval Studies, Fordham University.
Menestrel: Medievalists on the Web. French/English site.
Medieval Chronicles. A comprehensive but fairly general/basic overview of most aspects of medieval life and society.


Medieval Cookery. Online cookbooks from the middle ages.
Gode Cookery. Online site for medieval recipes.
How to Throw a Medieval Feast. The title says it all.
The Early English Bread Project. A study in medieval bread.


Great People of the Medieval Era. Blog by Josue Wigornensis.


Book: Medieval Wordbook : More Than 4,000 Terms and Expressions From Medieval Culture
Book: Holy Sh*t: A Brief History of Swearing
The Online Medieval & Classical Library. A collection of some of the most important literary works of Classical and Medieval civilization.
The Anglo-Saxon Narrative Poetry Project. Translations of extant Old English poetry. From Dr. Aaron Hostetter, professor of Old and Middle English at Rutgers.
Old English Homilarium. Translations of extant Old English homilies. From Dr. Aaron Hostetter, professor of Old and Middle English at Rutgers.


Book: Medieval Herbal Remedies: The Old English Herbarium and Anglo-Saxon Medicine
Book: Leechcraft: Early English Charms, Plant-Lore and Healing
Book: The Trotula: An English Translation of the Medieval Compendium of Women's Medicine
Women’s Hygiene in Tudor England
The Lady in Red: Medieval Menstruation (additional scholarly links in comments)


Book: Marriage in Medieval England: Law, Literature and Practice
Medieval Torture Devices. A listing and description of medieval torture devices.


Medieval Colours. A FB page about traditional, medieval dyeing. They also have a website.
The Bayeux Tapestry. Mia Hansson’s recreation of the Bayeux Tapestry. A FB group.


Book: Bede: The Reckoning of Time.


Book: The Archaeology of Weapons: Arms and Armour from Prehistory to the Age of Chivalry.