Web Links of Interest to Students of the Middle Ages and Renaissance
- Article Databases A-Z. On-line databases available at USD.
- The Circuit. The San Diego library consortium.
- Sally. USD's on-line library catalog.
- WorldCat. Bibliographic database for books and other materials not available in San Diego. Contains approximately 40 million records. Includes books, films, music scores, and many other types of materials. Not a journal index.
Resources, Texts and Tools
- Acta Sanctorum Database. A collection of Greek and Latin texts examining the lives of the saints (USD users only).
- International Medieval Bibliography. Multidisciplinary Bibliography of Europe, North Africa and the Near East (300-1500).
- Internet Medieval Sourcebook.A general internet resource for Medieval Studies, and a good starting point for anyone seeking information on Medieval poets and poetry.
- Iter: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance.Iter, meaning a journey or a path in Latin, was created for the advancement of learning in the study and teaching of the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700).
- The Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies. Website with a (searchable) wealth of information and links concerning Medieval Studies sponsored by Georgetown University.
- Lewis and Short.Online Latin Dictionary
Lidell and Scott. Online Greek Dictionary
- Monastic Matrix. A scholarly resource for the study of women's religious communities from 400 to 1600 CE.
- Online Medieval Sources Bibliography. An Annotated Bibliography of Printed and Online Primary Sources for the Middle Ages.
- The ORB: On-line Reference Book for Medieval Studies. The 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.
- Oxford Biblical Studies Online. Oxford Biblical Studies Online provides a comprehensive resource for the study of the Bible and biblical history.
- Patrologia Latina. An electronic full-text Latin version of the works of the Church Fathers from 200 A.D. to 1216 A.D. It contains all prefatory material, original texts, critical apparatus and index.
Museums and Institutions in Southern California
- The UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. As an Organized Research Unit of the University of California, the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies supports the research activities of some 140 faculty members in twenty-eight different academic disciplines and programs. The Center offers fellowships and support for both graduate and undergraduate education, sponsors lectures, seminars, and conferences, and hosts visiting scholars and researchers.
- The Getty. Located in Los Angeles. Hosts one of the best collections of Medieval and Renaissance visual art on the West Coast.
- The Huntington Library. Located in San Marino. Extraordinary (especially for the western United States) collection of rare books and manuscripts.
- Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Holds more than 150000 works spanning the history of art from ancient times to the present.
- San Diego Early Music Society. The San Diego Early Music Society is a non-profit organization founded to showcase the musical treasures of Europe’s medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods, as performed on period instruments and in accordance with historical practice.