The following is a list of links to useful resources for those interested in Medieval & Renaissance Studies. (To submit pertinent links not found here or to report outdated/broken links, please email medren@columbia.edu. Thanks to Karl Steel, who kindly contributed the vast bulk of this list.)

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC CALENDAR

SCHOLARLY SOCIETIES

The Anglo-Saxon Studies Colloquium

The British Shakespeare Association

The Dante Society

International Arthurian Society (in Dutch)

The Medieval Academy

The New Chaucer Society

The Medieval Institute in Kalamazoo

Postmedieval’s Online Forum

The Renaissance Society of America

The Shakespeare Association of America

 

EXEGESIS

The Ante-Nicene Fathers

Bible Gateway (search various versions of the Bible)

Bibliotheca Augustana (Collection of writings in Latin ranging from the Classical era to the Renaissance)

Bibliography on the Biblical Commentary Tradition

Christian Classics Library (theological writings from the early Christian era to the present)

Church Fathers’ Writings

Douay-Rheims Bible

Patrologia Latina

 

MANUSCRIPTS AND ART

The Aberdeen Bestiary

http://bnf.libguides.com/manuscrits

Bodleian checklist of shelfmark-based filmstrips

Catalogue of Digitized Medieval Manuscripts

Caxton Canterbury Tales

Digital Scriptorium

Early Manuscripts at Oxford

Index of Christian Art

International Center for Medieval Art

Medieval English Church Murals

Online exhibition of liturgical books (a comprehensive online exhibition with descriptions, definitions, bibliography, and more)

Piers Plowman Electronic Archive

Romanesque Art and Architecture

Web Gallery of Art (from 12th-century on)

 

MISCELLANEOUS MEDIEVAL

Byzantine Studies On the Internet

Cassiodorus

Corpus Documentale Latinum Cataloniae

Dream of Rood Project Links Page (Old English and miscellaneous resources)

Georgetown University’s collection of medieval resources

Internet Medieval Sourcebook

Hilander Research Library (large collection of medieval Slavic manuscripts)

Jewish Encyclopedia

Josephus, Antiquities of the Jews 

Latin Library’s Medieval Latin Text Collection

Medieval Bookshop (mail-order medieval-only bookshop)

Medieval Church in England

Medieval English Towns

Medieval Names Archive

Medieval Sourcebook: High Medieval Church Life

Medieval Studies on the Internet Hub (in German)

NetSERF (another hub for medieval internet resources)

Online Medieval and Classical Library

Philip Schaff’s 1910 History of the Christian Church

Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England Project

Silva Rhetoricae: The Forest of Rhetoric (vocabulary of rhetorical terms)

The Stoic Legacy

Umilta (collection of websites on Julian of Norwich and others)

 

LATIN LANGUAGE RESOURCES

Perseus Project Latin Dictionary Search

Orbis Latinus

 

OLD ENGLISH

The Anglo-Saxon Plant-Name Survey

The Beowulf Project

The British Library’s Lindisfarne Gospels

Dream of the Rood

The Old English Bible

Sutton Hoo Discovery Site

 

MIDDLE ENGLISH

Ancrene Wisse Project EETS

Anthology of Middle English Literature

English Poetry Database

Harvard’s Chaucer Page, including Chaucer’s Pronunciation (with audio files)

History of Prose Style: |1|2|3|4|5|6|

Medieval Literature and History Page

Middle English Compendium (including the Middle English Dictionary)

Online Compendium to Middle English Lit (not the same as the ME Compendium)

The Ormulum Project

Robbins Library Digital Projects  (including Camelot Project & Robin Hood Project)

UNC’s Chaucer Metapage

TEAMS Middle English Texts

Verb Movement in Old and Middle English

 

MEDIEVAL ITALIAN

Columbia University Digital Dante

Princeton University Dante Project

 

OLD AND MIDDLE FRENCH

The Anglo-Norman Online Hub

BDHL (database of French literature through the ages)

Chansons de Geste Par Ordre Alphabetique

Literature of the French Middle Ages

Medieval French Lyric Poetry 

Old French Language and Literature

 

CELTIC LANGUAGES OF THE MIDDLE AGES

Reading Middle Welsh

 

EARLY MODERN ENGLISH

The Skelton Project