The Realms of Talithia

Resources

Resources for medieval research

last updated April 17, 2019

COMPREHENSIVE SITES

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.

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.

FOOD AND COOKING

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.

HISTORY

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

LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

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.

MEDICAL

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)

SOCIO-LEGAL

Book: Marriage in Medieval England: Law, Literature and Practice

TEXTILES

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.

TIME AND CALENDARS

Book: Bede: The Reckoning of Time.

WEAPONRY

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