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The Middle Ages Hotlist

General

About: Medieval History Hot list of many topics
http://historymedren.about.com/library/blsitemap.htm

Camelot Village — You click on the image and find out information about what is in this Medieval village.
http://www.camelotintl.com/village/street.html

Games and Entertainment in the Middle Ages
http://middleages.8m.com/games.htm

Gode Cookery — Recipes from the Middle Ages
http://www.godecookery.com/godeboke/godeboke.htm

The History Guide
http://www.
historyguide.org/ancient/ancient.html#table

Jousts and Tournaments
http://www.kyrene.k12.az.us/schools/brisas/sunda/ma/1brian.htm

Life in the Middle Ages
http://www.kyrene.org/schools/brisas/sunda/ma/mahome.htm

Lore and Saga — Ancient games, timelines, photos and more. (Note: the workshops and presenters are in England.)
http://www.lore-and-saga.co.uk/

Medicine in the Middle Ages
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/medicine_in_the_middle_ages.htm

Medieval World View
http://www.historyguide.org/ancient/lecture24b.html

The Middle Ages
http://www.themiddleages.net/

Middle Ages
http://historylink101.com/midieval.htm

Middle Ages — A hotlist of interesting topics
http://webtech.kennesaw.edu/jcheek3/middleages.htm

The Middle Ages, Chivalry and Knighthood
http://www.teacheroz.com/Middle_Ages.htm

Middle Ages Clothing
http://www.middle-ages.org.uk/middle-ages-clothing.htm

The Middle Ages for Kids
http://www.kathimitchell.com/middleages.htm

The Middle Ages, Renaissance, Reformation: Western Civilization, Act II
http://www.omnibusol.com/medieval.html

NOVA, Medieval Siege
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/lostempires/trebuchet/

Resources for Medieval Studies
http://labyrinth.georgetown.edu/

6th to the 15th Centuries — Online history text
http://www.fsmitha.com/h3/index.htm

Viking and Saxon Buildings
http://www.lore-and-saga.co.uk/html/viking_and_saxon_buildings.html

Welcome to the Middle Ages — Allows you to step into the Middle Ages. Learn to fence, visit a home and more
http://historymedren.about.com/cs/gettingstarted/a/welcome.htm

 

The Ancient World

Ancient Atlas — Maps of the ancient world
http://ancienthistory.about.com/library/bl/bl_maps_index.htm

Ancient Greece History for Kids
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ancientgreece/main_menu.shtml

Ancient History
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_history

Ancient History
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/

Internet Ancient History Sourcebook — Series of Links
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient/asbook.html

Mr. Donn’s Ancient History Lesson Plans
http://www.mrdonn.org/ancienthistory.html#OURS

The Roman Empire
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_Empire

The Romans History for Kids
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/romans/index.shtml

Scots and Pics History for Kids — The life of monks
http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/education/sysm/scots/index_choice.shtml

 

Bubonic Plague

Boccaccio’s The Decameron
http://www.themiddleages.net/life/decameron.html

I Saw the Black Death
http://www.themiddleages.net/life/witness.html

The Black Death: Bubonic Plague
http://www.themiddleages.net/plague.html

The Plague – Will it Ever End?
http://www.themiddleages.net/life/blackdeath2.html

Spreading of the Black Death
http://www.themiddleages.net/life/blackdeath.html

 

Clergy

The Church
http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/history/middleages/church.html#monks

Clergy
http://library.thinkquest.org/04oct/00333/Plair%20Gennarelli/myweb/index.htm

Daily Life of a Monk in the Middle Ages
http://www.middle-ages.org.uk/daily-life-monk-middle-ages.htm

Daily Life of a Nun in the Middle Ages
http://www.middle-ages.org.uk/daily-life-nun-middle-ages.htm

Medieval Convent or Nunnery
http://www.middle-ages.org.uk/medieval-convent-nunnery.htm

Medieval Monastery
http://www.middle-ages.org.uk/medieval-monastery.htm

Medieval Monks
http://www.middle-ages.org.uk/medieval-monks.htm

Medieval Monks and Monasteries — Pictures and maps
http://history.missouristate.edu/jchuchiak/HSt%20101--Lecture%2017--Medieval_monks_and_clergy.htm

Medieval Nuns
http://www.middle-ages.org.uk/medieval-nuns.htm

Middle Age Religion
http://www.middle-ages.org.uk/middle-ages-religion.htm

Religious Festivals — Tells the festival for each month.
http://www.middle-ages.org.uk/religious-festivals.htm

 

Clip Art

The Meaning Behind the Symbols
http://www.fleurdelis.com/meanings.htm

Medieval Clip Art
http://historymedren.about.com/library/weekly/aa061898.htm

 

The Crusades

Kidipede-History for Kids The First Crusade
http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/medieval/history/highmiddle/bernard.htm

The Crusades and the Rise of Islam
http://www.mrdowling.com/606islam.html

A History and Mythos of the Knights Templar
http://www.templarhistory.com/richard.html

Internet Medieval Sourcebook
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/sbook1k.html

Nursery Rhymes, Lyrics and Origins
http://www.rhymes.org.uk

The Crusades and the Rise of Islam
http://www.mrdowling.com/606islam.html

 

 

Feudal Life

Castles of Britain
http://www.castles-of-britain.com/

Early Medieval Art
http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHmedieval.html

Feudal Life Covers all aspects of feudal life
http://www.learner.org/exhibits/middleages/feudal.html

Feudalism
http://nc.essortment.com/feudalismmiddle_rgjn.htm

Footwear of the Middle Ages
http://www.personal.utulsa.edu/~marc-carlson/shoe/SHOEHOME.HTM

Glossary of Medieval Art and Architecture
http://www.pitt.edu/~medart/menuglossary/INDEX.HTM

Internet Medieval Sourcebook — Covers all aspects of life
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/sbook.html

Life in a Medieval Castle
http://www.castlewales.com/life.html

Life in the Middle Ages
http://www.kyrene.k12.az.us/schools/brisas/sunda/ma/mahome.htm

Medieval Fiefdom Web Site: Index of Topics
http://library.thinkquest.org/10949/

Medieval Society: The Three Orders — Some pray, others fight and still others work.
http://www.historyguide.org/ancient/lecture23b.html

Middle Ages for Kids
http://www.kathimitchell.com/middleages.htm

New York Carver — Has a virtual tour of cathedrals and information about all things carved.
http://www.omnibusol.com/medieval.html

 

History

European History
http://www.multcolib.org/homework/eurohist.html

The Laws of William the Conqueror
http://www.britannia.com/history/monarchs/laws.html

Medieval History
http://emuseum.mnsu.edu/history/middleages/

Medieval History: History for Kids
http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/medieval/history/history.htm

The Middle Ages: William the Conqueror
http://history.boisestate.edu/westciv/willconq/

R. Dowling’s Middle Ages Page — Has a summary page, worksheets, tests and more
http://www.mrdowling.com/703middleages.html

Time Ref.com — Series of timelines, a people list and much more on the middle ages
http://www.btinternet.com/~timeref/

What’s So Important About 1066?
http://www.mrfield.btinternet.co.uk/Conquest/intro.htm

William the Conqueror
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/15642c.htm

 

Images of the Middle Ages

Art History Resources — Early Medieval Art
http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHmedieval.html#general

Internet Medieval Sourcebook — Maps and Images — Gives maps at different times in history
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/sbookmap.html

Medieval Clip Art
http://historymedren.about.com/library/weekly/aa061898.htm

Medieval History Clipart, Pictures, Illustrations and Photographs
http://classroomclipart.com/cgi-bin/kids/imageFolio.cgi?direct=History/Middle_Ages

Middle Ages Pictures
http://historylink101.com/middle_ages_europe/middle_ages_pictures.htm

 

The Invasions

An ABC of Barbarian Tribes
http://www.athenapub.com/abcbarb1.htm

Internet Medieval Sourcebook
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/sbook1k.html

Lore and Saga
http://www.lore-and-saga.co.uk/

Stages in the expansion of the German peoples
http://bwalker.free.fr/germaia/expansionmap.thm

The Roman Empire and the Germanic Tribes
http://faculty.cua.edu/pennington/ChurchHistory220/lectureone/RomanBarbarian.htm

 

Islam

Information on Muslims Also has information on Christianity, Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism and Sikhism
http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/Homework/religion/Islam.htm

Islam for Children
http://atschool.eduweb.co.uk/carolrb/islam/islamintro.html

Islam for Non-Muslims
http://www.salafipublications.com/sps/

The Islam Project (Lots of good information)
http://www.theislamproject.org/home.htm

Kidipedi-History for Kids Medieval Islamic History
http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/islam/history/history.htm

Shiites
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunni

Sunni Islam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunni#Demographics

 

Knights

Middle Ages Knights
http://www.middle-ages.org.uk/middle-ages-knights.htm

Knights and Armor
http://www.knightsandarmor.com/

Knights and Their Armor
http://www.kyrene.org/schools/brisas/sunda/ma/1sean.htm

Knight Life Table of Contents
http://historymedren.about.com/library/blknighttoc.htm

The Medieval Knight
http://library.thinkquest.org/10949/fief/medknight.html

Medieval Life-Net: Medieval Chivalry
http://www.medieval-life.net/chivalry.htm

 

Peasants

Daily Life
http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/history/middleages/pdailylife.html

The Middle Ages: Life of a Medieval Peasant
http://library.thinkquest.org/10949/fief/hipeasant.html

 

Renaissance

About the Great Books of the Renaissance
http://www.hernandofla.com/litrenaissance.htm

Renaissance Art in Northern Italy and Spain
http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHrenaissanceeurope.html

Renaissance Art: General — Contains lots of links plus copyright free images.
http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHrenaissanceeurope.html#general

Renaissance Composers
http://earlymusichicago.org/composers_renaissance_2.htm

Renaissance Connection — Has lesson plans in all subject areas
http://www.renaissanceconnection.org/lessonplans.html

Renaissance Lesson Plans and Resources Hotlist
http://www.cloudnet.com/~edrbsass/edhist.htm#renaissance

Renaissance: Printing and Thinking
http://www.learner.org/exhibits/renaissance/printing.html

Top Eight Renaissance Composers
http://classicalmusic.about.com/od/renaissanceperiod/tp/renaissancecomp.htm

 

Renaissance — People of the Renaissance

Botticelli
http://www.yesnet.yk.ca/schools/projects/renaissance/main/botticelli.html

John Calvin
http://encyclopedia.kids.net.au/page/jo/John_Calvin

Nicolaus Copernicus
http://www.blupete.com/Literature/Biographies/Science/Copernicus.htm

Leonardo Da Vinci
http://www.yesnet.yk.ca/schools/projects/renaissance/main/davinci.html

Martin Luther
http://mb-soft.com/believe/txc/luther.htm

Niccolo Machiavelli
http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/people/A0830930.html

Michelangelo
http://www.yesnet.yk.ca/schools/projects/renaissance/main/michelangelo.html

St. Ignatius Loyola: Founder of the Jesuits
http://www.catholic.org/saints/saint.php?saint_id=56

William Shakespeare
http://absoluteshakespeare.com/william_shakespeare.htm

 

Roman World

A Brief Social History of the Roman Empire
http://www.historyguide.org/ancient/lecture13b.html

Christianity as a Cultural Revolution
http://www.historyguide.org/ancient/lecture15b.html

The Decline and Fall of Rome
http://www.historyguide.org/ancient/lecture14b.html

Early Roman Empire 753-509 BC
http://www.historyguide.org/ancient/lecture10b.html

Illustrated History of the Roman Empire
http://www.roman-empire.net/

Roman Dress
http://www.roman-empire.net/society/soc-dress.html

The Roman Empire
http://www.roman-empire.net/children/index.html

Roman Republic 509-31 BC
http://www.historyguide.org/ancient/lecture11b.html

Rome — Republic to Empire
http://www.vroma.org/~bmcmanus/romanpages.html

Student’s Friend — A “big picture” look at what is going on in the whole world at different times — brief summaries
http://www.studentsfriend.com/sf/downsf.html

 

Tradesmen

Castle Learning Center: Medieval Jobs — Contains a listing of trades and what they included.
http://www.castles-of-britain.com/castle32.htm

People of the Middle Ages
http://www.themiddleages.net/people_middle_ages.html

 

Lesson Plans

Medieval Life: Squires, Maidens and Peasants — Also contains information.
http://www.castles.me.uk/medieval-clothing.htm

The Middle Ages: Twelve Activities to Take the Students Back in Time
http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson156.shtml

The Middle Ages Lesson Plans
http://school.discovery.com/lessonplans/programs/timesmedieval/

Mr. Donn’s Ancient History Lesson Plans
http://www.mrdonn.org/ancienthistory.html#OURS

Not Everyone Lived in Castles in the Middle Ages — This is a lesson about peasant life
http://edsitement.neh.gov/view_lesson_plan.asp?id=448

 

Web Quests

Renaissance
http://library.thinkquest.org/C005356/index2.htm

 

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