Ancient & Medieval
History Web Sites
A Webliography compiled by Jerry Seay
Robert Scott Small Library, College of Charleston
Primary Source Media
Primary Source Media's electronic titles provide easy access and a context for understanding primary sources -- from the
earliest manuscripts and printed books to yesterday's broadcast transcripts and newspapers.
Perseus is a continually growing digital library of resources for studying the ancient world. The library's materials include ancient texts and translations, philological tools, maps, extensively illustrated art catalogs, and secondary essays on topics like vase painting. A collaborative team from a number of academic institutions has worked together to amass Perseus materials. Over 70 museums have shared pictures of their art objects.
Index - ABZU Mesopotamia
Resources for the study of ancient Mesopotamia. Sumerian, Akkadian, Ugaritic, Hittite
and other languages written in cuneiform scripts. From the Research Archives of the Oriental Institute, Chicago
Ancient World Web
This page is a compendium of Internet sites discussing, spot-lighting, or otherwise considering the Ancient World.
Exploring Ancient World Cultures
Produced by an editorial board at the University of Evensville, Indiana, Exploring Ancient World Cultures (EAWC) is an on-line course supplement for students and teachers of the ancient and medieval worlds. It features its own essays and primary texts. Over time it will include chapter-length histories for each of the eight "cultures" represented: The Near East, India, Egypt, China, Greece, Rome, Early Islam and Medieval Europe. Chapters on Rome, Greece and Medieval Europe will be appearing soon.
The Forvm Romanvm
At this web site you find a description of the Roman Forum between 100 BC and 100 AD. The Roman Forum was the centre of ancient Rome. At this web site the Forum is the centre of exploration. It will be the starting point for a great variety of wanderings. Many interesting aspects of Rome and its inhabitants can be met. Descriptions and views of many historic buildings can be found.
Ancient Western Civilizations
This page was put together by a student of history, though no credentials are given. A well put together site, but has a clear lack of scholarly references. Information is worthwhile (if you can verify it elswhere). Good source of links to other sites. Beware of astrology and other pseudoscientific links, though.
Texts and Documents: Europe
In the spring of 1995, the History Department and Hanover students launched The Hanover Historical Texts Project, with the
goal of scanning and making available texts that would be used in history and humanities courses.
Some Classic Texts of the Renaissance
The Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse
This collection of Middle English texts was assembled from works contributed by University of Michigan faculty and from
texts provided by the Oxford Text Archive.
The Renaissance on the Internet: Sites of Interest
ORB: Materials for Medieval Studies
ORB is an academic site, written and maintained by medieval scholars for the benefit of their fellow instructors and serious
students. All articles have been judged by at least two peer reviewers. Authors are held to high standards of accuracy,
currency, and relevance to the field of medieval studies.
Internet Medieval Sourcebook
NetSerf: The Internet connection for medieval
Has links to sites on everyday life .
The Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies
The Labyrinth is a global information network providing free, organized access to electronic resources in medieval studies
through a World Wide Web server at Georgetown University.
The British Monarchy
Information on the history of the British monarchy from its inception to today.
History sites as listed in the Yahoo Internet Directory
Assembled by Jerry Seay, RSS
Library, College of Charleston
Last Update Sept 23, 1997