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World History Resources
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A collection of letters to and from women dating from the 4th to the 13th century AD. These letters from the Middle Ages, written in Latin, are presented with English translations and are organized by the women participating.
Presents a selection of primary source texts illustrative of various aspects of medieval urban life. Texts are grouped under four headings: community (various aspects of social life), economy (the conduct of commercial and industrial activities, locally, regionally, and internationally, and the regulation of commerce and labor), government (constitutional development and political activities in towns, and the key functions of government) and lifecycle ( the individual and aspects of personal life, and women's rights and roles in society).
Online web portal for the Global Middle Ages Project (GMAP) based out of the University of Texas (UT) at Austin. It links to a series of Digital Humanities projects by scholars worldwide about people, places, and objects from the period of roughly 500–1500 CE.
Texts from Fordham University's History Sourcebook project, covering the period from late antiquity to the Age of Exploration. Includes the end of the classical world, Byzantium, Renaissance, and the Reformation, and has translations of many texts.
Kariye Camii, a Late Byzantine church, underwent a massive restoration in the first half of the thirteenth century. It was a mosque in the nineteenth century, resulting in a rich and beautiful combination of interior and exterior architecture. This site offers many resources, including photographs of artwork, before-and-after images, and extensive bibliographies.