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Selected Print Primary Sources
Online Primary Sources
Catalogue of Digitized Medieval Manuscripts
A UCLA project to make thousands of fully digitized manuscripts available online.
Searchable by geographic location, shelfmark, author, title, and language.
(Portal to various digital repositories of facsimile manuscripts)
A scholarly resource for the study of women's religious communities from 400 to 1600 CE from The Ohio State University
Digital documents relevant to the fields of law, history, economics, politics, diplomacy and government from ancient times to the 21st century.
Epistolae: Medieval Women's Letters
Epistolae is 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. Biographical sketches of the women and descriptions of the subject matter or the historic context of the letter is included where available.
History of Medieval & Renaissance Europe: Primary Documents
Subset of the larger EuroDocs site, focusing on the medieval period.
Internet History Source Book: Medieval History
The Internet History Sourcebooks Project is a collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented cleanly for educational use
Christian Classics Ethereal Library
A digital library of hundreds of classic Christian books maintained at Calvin College.
Medieval and Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts from Western Europe
NYPL-More than 2,000 manuscript pages and associated illuminations dating from the 9th through the 16th centuries give vivid testimony to the creative impulses of the often nameless craftsmen who continually discovered new ways of animating the contents of hand-produced books.