The cartulary of the Abbey of Prémontré is well-known amongst scholars of the early history of the Premonstratensian Order, as well as those who study the economic, social, and religious history of southern Picardy in the 12th and 13th centuries.
Professor Julie Cumming and a McGill choir bring a 500-year-old chant manuscript to life.
Recent projects to digitize the contents of the Cairo Geniza—the largest cache of Jewish manuscripts ever discovered—have revolutionized research in the field.
Why does Dante still speak to us with great urgency and power, and how is it that he remains accessible despite the seemingly-vast distance in time and culture between his world and ours?
As the Western Roman Empire declined in the fourth century, a number of Germanic, Hunnic, and other peoples established states for themselves. Collective known as the Barbarian Kingdoms, here are eight videos that show the rise and fall of these states.
Since my talk today is the first in a series I’m going to begin by placing the study of medieval Africa in the larger context of the writing of African history since the 1960s
Tracking the rise and fall of different kingdoms in medieval Korea, plus other videos about the period.
This lecture takes three approaches to the theme of time and Sienese painting of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.
Here are four videos that track the borders of Poland from the Early Middle Ages to the present day.
Here are 20 videos on Youtube that take a look at various medieval philosophers and philosophical concepts from the the Middle Ages.
Here are six videos that track the rise and fall of kingdoms and states within Africa during the Middle Ages.
Here are four videos to show the development of various states within Italy during the medieval period
Eight videos to track how China’s borders and states changed during the medieval period.
Here are several videos that track the rise and fall of states in Scandinavia during the medieval period.
A not unusual modern response to reliquaries is disgust–after all they often contain bones. To understand their presence, even their glorification, it must be admitted that the bones are not the ordinary subject of horror, rather as the bones of the blessed
Here are several videos that track the rise and fall of the Byzantine Empire
Want to learn more about the medieval world of monks and nuns? Here are ten videos we found that offer some quick information on monasticism in the Middle Ages.
The presentation examines the question of agency and gender in the social and spiritual experience of conversion to Christianity in 14th and 15th century Iberia.
Here are several videos that show the development and changing borders of the Mongol empire.
I describe the charismatic performances depicted in Peter Abelard’s Historia Calamitatum, Geoffrey Chaucer’s Legend of Good Women, and two anonymous fourteenth-century romances, Emaré and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
Here are four videos created by Youtubers that show the changing borders in France during the Middle Ages.
Ten videos recently posted to Youtube that will take you across the medieval world.
The British Library has released a set of seven videos to look at the process of creating medieval manuscripts.