Looking for more information on a specific time period or literary movement? Use the Historical Background Links below to find online maps and timelines, take virtual museum tours, read primary source documents, and more.
The End of Europe's Middle Ages
http://www.ucalgary.ca/ applied_history/ tutor/ endmiddle/
Sponsored by the University of Calgary, this thorough site examines the financial, literary, musical, religious, and intellectual life of Europe during the latter part of the Middle Ages. Wonderful images and audio clips enhance the experience.
From Britannia.com, this index links to a wide range of articles on British history. Go to the "Time Periods" section, then click on either "Anglo-Saxon England" or "Medieval Britain" to find narrative histories, biographies of important figures, historical documents, and links to other resources on the Web.
Labyrinth Home Page
http://www.georgetown.edu/ labyrinth/ labyrinth-home.html
From this Georgetown University-sponsored site, you can sift through many primary and secondary sources; or explore such medieval subjects as art, architecture, music, history, and philosophy from a variety of cultures, including French, German, Italian, Celtic, and English. The site also includes a special section on Anglo-Saxon culture.