of Europe's Middle Ages
- Richly illustrated tutorial from the University of Calgary
encompassing medieval art & architecture, music, literature,
feudal life, the church, monarchies & rulers.
to the Middle Ages - A-Z directory by subject including
annotated sources of images, history and travelogues on medieval
art, castles & cathedrals, history and folklore.
Disastrous 14th Century - Detailed overview of major
political upheavals, the 100 Years War, famines, the Black
Death, the Catholic Church's Great Schism, and related effects
on art & society.
Triumphant - The Black Death - Chronicling the rise
of the plague in Asia and spreading throughout Europe with
quotes from contemporary writings, maps & images, its
causes and effects on individuals, society and the economy.
at the time of Phillipe Auguste - A look inside the
walled city with views to daily life, private houses, hospitals
and city government, period maps & illustrations, related
bibliography with Web resources to more on Paris in the Middle
Crusades - The grand sweep covering more than two
centuries of conflict with details on key players, events
and locations, a look at period coinage as well as a survey
of the crusades in books and film, bibliography & resources.
of Britain - Information on castle construction and
defenses with more on drawbridges, dungeons, keeps, provisions,
furnishings and daily life in the Middle Ages including photos
& illustrations, fun facts & trivia, bibliography.
Middle Ages - Kid-friendly online tour of how feudal
life, religion and health care all played a part in daily
life, with colorful detours to medieval town life, art &
entertainment, clothing & fashion. Also includes interactive
quizzes, related Web resources.
Cookery - A virtual encyclopedia of medieval recipes
adapted to the modern kitchen with special focus on period
images of food, feasting, farming & agriculture in several
Bestiary - A library of images & information cataloging
contemporary "scientific" knowledge of the animal
world including centaurs, dragons and other mythical beasts.
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