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The Aberdeen Bestiary

Online version of the Aberdeen Bestiary which contains links, texts, images, and articles from the 12th century encyclopedia of the natural world.

Bibliographical references to Medieval Manuscript

This is a collection of bibliographical references to medieval manuscripts.

The Burnet Psalter

Site full-page images, text, illustration and details from this fifteenth-century manuscript.

Codices Electronici Ecclesiae Coloniensis

Features 140,000 pages and descriptive meta data about medieval manuscript holdings of the Episcopal diocesan and cathedral library Cologne.

The Digital Scriptorium

An image database of medieval and renaissance manuscripts, intended to unite scattered resources, this involves technical information, project facts and search guide.

Early Manuscripts at Oxford University

Provides access to over 80 early manuscripts digitally scanned directly from the originals.

Early Medieval Maps

Index, bibliography and time charts of early medieval maps.

Electronic Beowulf - A Guide

An image-based edition of Beowulf, the great Old English poem plus comprehensive collection of images of the Old English Poem.

The Hours of Jeanne d'Evreux

Chronicle important details about the prayer book of the queen, plus links to other historical pages.

Les Tres Riches Heures du Duc de Berry

The original Riches Heures manuscript is stored in the Chantilly museum, thus featured online the pictures, and documentations.

The Medieval Bestiary

Animals of the middle age are featured from introductions to different contents, beasts, manuscripts, articles and other related links.

Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts

Data base images and information about the collection of the Dutch Royal Library and the Museum Meermanno-Westreenianum in The Hague.

Medieval Manuscripts in Facsimile

Based on an exhibit prepared by Dr. Marina Smyth, Librarian of the Medieval Institute, this contains manuscripts in Facsimile and more important features.

Medieval Paleography

Image gallery and facts about the medieval paleography of Edward 1 silver penny to the early modern paleography of Henry V half groat.

Medieval Writing

An introduction to the history of medieval writing, including the origins of our written culture, paleography and the history of scripts, and the nature of literacy and the written word in the middle ages.

The Morosini Codex: A 15th Century Venetian Chronicle

Information about the Morosini Codex as the largest surviving single private document from 15th century Venice, consisting of 561 folios written on both sides.


Virtual medieval tour that features Scriptorium information and links.

Vatican Exhibit Main Hall

Virtual guide to the interactive Library of Congress Vatican Exhibit.

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