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COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES

Columbia University Library Online Catalogue: CLIO
     
  Research Databases avaialble through Columbia University: Art, Architecture & Music
     


OTHER USEFUL ONLINE RESOURCES

Bartelby.com offers searching within a repository of research texts including the Columbia Encyclopedia, Bulfinch's Mythology and the King James Bible
     
  The Getty Research Institute Vocabulary Programs: The Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT)
The AAT is a structured vocabulary of around 125,000 terms, scope notes, and other information for describing fine art, architecture, decorative arts, archival materials, and material culture.
     
  The Getty Research Institute Vocabulary Programs: The Union List of Artist Names (ULAN)
The ULAN is a structured vocabulary containing around 220,000 names and biographical information about artists and architects, including a wealth of variant names, pseudonyms, and language variants.
     
  The Getty Research Institute Vocabulary Programs: The Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)
The TGN is a structured vocabulary of around 1,000,000 geographic names, including vernacular and historical names, coordinates, and place types, and focusing on places important for the study of art and architecture.
     



PRIMARY SOURCES

This collection of primary sources includes both documentary material for the history of medieval art and architecture as well as writings dealing with broader aspects of religious, political, economic and social history.

‡ = sources addressing art and architectural history
† = sources addressing sociopolitical, religious, or cultural contexts


Fourth Century CE

The Construction of Constantinople (324–30) Chron. Paschale I
     
  Eusebius of Caesarea, In Praise of the Emperor Constantine (external link) †
     
  Eusebius of Caesarea, Ecclesiastical History, Emperors and Persecutions in the Third Century (external link) †
     
  Ambrose, Bishop of Milan, On the Characteristics suitable for a Bishop (external link) †
     
  Lactantius, On the Manner in which the Persecutors Died (external link) †
     
  John Chrysostom, The Divine Liturgy (external link) †
     
  The Ecumenical Councils: The texts below from the Ecumenical Councils are provided via links to The Internet Medieval Sourcebook edited by Paul Halsall, Fordham University †
     
  Documents from the First Council of Nicea (The First Ecumneical Council), 325 CE (external link) †
     
  Documents from the First Council of Constantinople (The Xecond Ecumenical Council), 381 CE (external link) †
     
  The Third Ecumenical Council (The Council of Ephesus), 431CE (external link) †
     
  The Fourth Ecumenical Council (The Council of Chalcedon), 451 CE (external link) †
     
  The Council of Orange, 529 CE (external link) †
     
  The Fifth Ecumenical Council (Constantinople), 553 CE  (external link) †
     
  The Sixth Ecumenical Council (Constantinople), 680-681 CE (external link) †
     
  The Quinsext Council, 692 CE (external link) †
     
  The Second Council of Nicea, 787 CE (external link) †
     
  The Eighth Ecumenical Council (Constantinople), 869-870 CE (external link) †
     
  The Ninth Ecumenical Council: Lateran I, 1123 CE (external link) †
     
  The Tenth Ecumenical Council: Lateran II, 1239 CE (external link) †
     
  The Twelfth Ecumenical Council: Lateran IV, 1215 CE (external link) †
     


Sixth Century CE

Procopius, A Description of Hagia Sophia in Constantinople written in 544
     
  Procopius of Caesarea, Secret History (external link) †
     
  Paul the Selentiary, A Description of Hagia Sophia written in 563
     
  Agathias, Hist. V, 9, 2–5, The Collapse of Hagia Sophia's First Dome
     
  Narratio de Sanctae Sophiae (Hagia Sophia)
     
  Jordanes, History of the Goths (excerpt)
     
  Jordanes, The Origin and Deeds of the Goths (full text) (external link) †
     
  Gregory of Tours: The History of the Franks (excerpt)
     
  Gregory of Tours: The History of the Franks (full text) (external link) †
     
  The Rule of St. Benedict
     
  Cassiodorus (external link) †
     


Seventh Century CE

Bede, The Lives of the Holy Abbots of Wearmouth and Jarrow
Bede's Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation is provided via links to The Internet Medieval Sourcebook edited by Paul Halsall, Fordham University †
     
  Bede, Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation, Book I (external link) †
     
  Bede, Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation, Book 2 (external link) †
     
  Bede, Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation, Book 3 (external link) †
     


Eighth Century CE

Hypatius of Ephesus, Justification of Religious Images
     


Ninth Century CE

Einhard's Life of Charlemagne (excerpt)
     
  Einhard's Life of Charlemagne (full text) (external link) †
     
  Einhard's Life of Charlemagne (full Latin text) (external link) †
     


Tenth Century CE

Rudolfus Glaber, The Five Books of the Histories (excerpts)
     
  Liutprand of Cremona, Report of his Mission to Constantinople in 963 (external link) †
     


Twelfth Century CE

Suger, Abbot of St.-Denis, Commentary on the Abbey Church of St. Denis
     
  Suger, Abbot of St.-Denis, Life of King Louis the Fat (external link) †
     
  Bernard of Clairvaux, On Loving God (external link) †
     
  Gervase of Canterbury, Commentary on Canterbury Cathedral
     
  The Pilgrimage of the Russian Abbot Daniel in the Holy Land, 1106–1107 CE (external link) †
     
  Chronicle of the Counts of Anjou, ca. 1100 (external link) †
     
  Benjamin of Tudela, The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela (external link) †
     
  Jocelin of Brakelond, Chronicle of the Abbey of Bury St. Edmund's, 1173–1202 (external link) †
     


Thirteenth Century CE

Geoffrey de Villehardouin, Chronicle of the Fourth Crusade and the Conquest of Constaninople (external link) †
     
  The Crusades
     
  Paris, Guild of the Master Masons, Regulations of 1258
     
  Villard de Honnecourt. Commentary from his sketchbook
     
  Letters of Charles II, King of Naples, concerning the Church and Monastery of Saint-Maximin in Provence, 1295
     
  Jean de Joinville, Memoirs (Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia Library) (external link) †
     


Fourteenth Century CE

Chârtres, Expertise of 1316 concerning the condition of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame
     
  London Regulations for the Trade of Masons in 1356
     
  Florence Cathedral in 1392
     


Fifteenth Century CE

The Nave of Fotheringhay Church in 1434
     



RELEVANT WEB LINKS

General

Art History Resources on the Web, part 4, Art of the Middle Ages
     
  The Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies
     
  Rice University—Gothic and Romanesque Architecture
     
  Splendors of Christendom—A Worldwide Tour of Churches, Cathedrals and Monasteries
     
  La France Romane et Gothique
     
  Irish Architecture Online
     


Medieval Archæology

General : The Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies
     
  England: The Society for Medieval Archæology
     
  France: Psalmodi, France
     
  France: The Wesleyan-Brown Monastic Archaeology Project
     
  Netherlands: Ename
     


Byzantine Architecture

General : Art Images for College Teaching The Medieval Era, Early Christian, and Byzantine
     
  General : Byzantine Architecture Project—Princeton
     
  General : The Byzantine Monuments: Churches and Monasteries (The Ecumenical Patriachate of Constantinople)
     
  General : Byzantium: Byzantine Studies on the Internet—Gallery
     
  General : Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection—Byzantine Studies
     
  Turkey, Istanbul : History of Istanbul
     
  Turkey, Istanbul : World Heritage sites—Historic Areas of Istanbul
     
  Turkey, Istanbul : Medieval Art: course material, Prof. Anat Tcherikover at the University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel—Hagia Sophia
     
  Turkey, Daphni: Medieval Art: course material, Prof. Anat Tcherikover at the University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel—Katholicon
     
  Turkey, Monreale: Medieval Art: course material, Prof. Anat Tcherikover at the University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel—Cathedral
     
  Turkey, Phocis: Medieval Art: course material, Prof. Anat Tcherikover at the University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel—Hosios Loukas, Katholikon
     
  Turkey, Torcello: Medieval Art: course material, Prof. Anat Tcherikover at the University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel—Basilica of Santa Maria Assunta
     


Romanesque Architecture

General : Art Images for College Teaching The Medieval Era, Early Christian, and Byzantine
     
  General : Byzantine Architecture Project—Princeton
     
  Israel, Jerusalem: Medieval Art: course material, Prof. Anat Tcherikover at the University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
     
  England, Durham: Durham Cathedral & Castle
     
  France, General: Art Images for College Teaching: The Medieval Era—Romanesque
     
  France, Angoulême: La France Romane Et Gothique—St-Pierre
     
  France, Arles: La France Romane Et Gothique—St. Trophime
     
  France, Arles: World Heritage Site list— Arles
     
  France, Aubeterre-sur-Dronne: La France Romane Et Gothique—St-Jaque
     
 

France, Aulney: La France Romane Et Gothique—St-Pierre

     
  France, Autun: A digital Archive of Architecture—St- Lazare
     
  France, Autun: La France Romane Et Gothique—St- Lazare
     
  France, Autun: Medieval Art: course material, Prof. Anat Tcherikover at the University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel—St- Lazare
     
  France, Auxerre: L'abbaye de Saint-Bermain d'Auxerre
     
  France, Baraigne: Ste Marie de Baraigne
     
  France, Bouzement: Une église romane au coeur des Vosges
     
  France, Brux: Saint Martin de Brux
     
  France, Caen: The Abbey Church of La Trinité (L'Abbaye-aux-Dames)
     
  France, Caen: The Abbey Church of Saint Étienne (L'Abbaye-aux-Hommes)
     
  France, Cluny: Medieval Art: course material, Prof. Anat Tcherikover at the University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel—Cluny
     
  France, Conque: La France Romane Et Gothique—Ste-Foy
     
  France, Conque: Medieval Art: course material, Prof. Anat Tcherikover at the University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel —Ste-Foy
     
  France, Fontenay: L'abbaye de Fontenay
     
  France, Fontenay: World Heritage Site list—Fontenay
     
  France, Pontigny: La France Romane Et Gothique— Cathedral
     
  France, Pontigny: History of Art and Architecture—Pontigny, Cistercian Abbey ca. 1160–1180
     
  France, Le Puy-en-Velay: La France Romane Et Gothique—Cathedral
     
  France, Malay: Commune de Malay
     
  France, Muariac: Le comité d'archéologie de Mauriac en Auvergne—la période médiévale et le monastère St Pierre
     
  France, St-Hilaire-de-Melle: La France Romane Et Gothique—St-Hilaire-de-Melle
     
  France, Saint-Savin sur Gartempe: World Heritage Site list—Saint-Savin sur Gartempe
     
  France, Souillac: A digital Archive of Architecture—Ste. Marie, Souillac
     
  France, Toulouse: A digital Archive of Architecture—St Sernin, Toulouse
     
  France, Vezelay: Medieval Art: course material, Prof. Anat Tcherikover at the University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel—St Sernin
     
  France, Vezelay: The Church of Mary Magdalene—Vezelay
     
  France, Vezelay: World Heritage Site list—Vezelay
     
  Germany, Baden-Württemberg: World Heritage in Baden-Württemberg—Maulbronn Monastery
     
  Germany, Hildesheim: Medieval Art: course material, Prof. Anat Tcherikover at the University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel—Hildesheim
     
  Hungary, General: Fine arts in Hungary—Painting and Sculpture in Medieval Hungary
     
  Italy, Modena: Medieval Art: course material, Prof. Anat Tcherikover at the University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel—Cathedral
     
  Italy, Sardinia: Romanico sardo. Architettura romanica in Sardegna—La chiese romaniche del Guidicato di arborea
     
  Spain, Cardona: Medieval Art: course material, Prof. Anat Tcherikover at the University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel—Church of San Vicente
     
  Spain, Santiago de Compostela: Medieval Art: course material, Prof. Anat Tcherikover at the University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel—Cathedral
     


Gothic Architecture

General: Digital Archive of Architecture—Gothic Architecture
     
  General: The Gothic Cathedral
     
  General: Portfolio of Villard de Honnecourt c. 1230–35
     
  Belgium, Bruges: Digital Archive of Architecture—Bruges
     
  England, General: Abbeys and Other Religious Sites in Wales
     
  England, Canterbury: The Gothic Cathedral—Canterbury
     
  England, Canterbury: Canterbury Cathedral—A World Heritage Site
     
  England, Salisbury: The Gothic Cathedral—Salisbury
     
  England, Salisbury: The Salisbury project
     
  England, Westminster: Westminster Abbey—Place of Worship House of Kings
     
  France, General: Art Images for College Teaching—The Medieval Era—French Gothic
     
  France, Amiens: Amiens Cathedral Web Site
     
  France, Amiens: La cathédrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens
     
  France, Amiens: World Heritage Site list—Amiens
     
  France, Avignon: The Gothic Cathedral—Palace of the Popes
     
  France, Beauvais: The Gothic Cathedral—Saint-Pierre Cathedral
     
  France, Bourges: A digital Archive of Architecture—Bourges Cathedral
     
  France, Bourges: La cathédrale Saint-Etienne de Bourges
     
  France, Bourges: World Heritage Site list—Bourges Cathedral
     
  France, Chârtres: A digital Archive of Architecture—Chârtres
     
  France, Chârtres: World Heritage Site list—Chârtres
     
  France, Mont Saint-Michel: World Heritage Site list—Mont Saint-Michel
     
  France, Paris: A digital Archive of Architecture—Ste Chapelle
     
  France, Paris: La France Romane Et Gothique—Ste Chapelle
     
  France, Paris: The Gothic Cathedral—Notre-Dame Cathedral
     
  France, Paris: La France Romane et Gothique—Notre-Dame Cathedral
     
  France, Reims: The Gothic Cathedral—Notre-Dame Cathedral
     
  France, Reims: World Heritage Site list—Reims
     
  France, Strasbourg: The Gothic Cathedral—Notre-Dame Cathedral
     
  France, Strasbourg: Oeuvre Notre Dame
     
  Germany, Baden-Wûrttemberg: World Heritage in Baden-Wûrttemberg
     
  Germany, Baden-Wûrttemberg: Cologne Willkommen in der Hohen Dom zu Köln
     
  Germany, Baden-Wûrttemberg: World Heritage Sites—Cologne Cathedral
     
  Germany, Nuremberg: The Emperor's Cathedral
     
  Italy, Pisa: The Gothic Cathedral—Cathedral Complex
     
  Italy, Pisa: Jstor—Speculum online volumes through 1995
     
  Italy, Pisa: Medieval Art: course material, Prof. Anat Tcherikover at the University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel—Cathedral
     


Medieval History

The Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies
     
  ORB: The Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies
     

Museum Collections and Exhibition Catalogues

Medieval Art in the collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
     
  Monarchs and Monasteries: Knowledge and Power in Medieval France in Creating French Culture: Treasures from the Bibliothèque National de France
     
  Musée National du Moyen-Age Thermes de Cluny
     

Primary Sources and Paleography

The Aberdeen Bestiary Project
     
  Bodleian Library—Illuminated Manuscripts to 1500
     
  Carrie, A Full Text Electronic Library—Medieval Latin
     
  DScriptorium
     
  Fordham University—Medieval Manuscripts
     
  The Jewish Theological Seminary Manuscripts Collection
     
  The Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies
     
  Internet Medieval Sourcebook
     


Educational Resources

Art Images for College Teaching—The Medieval Era
     
  The Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies
     


Reserach Libraries

The British Library
     
  Dumbarton Oaks Online Library Catalog
     
  Oxford University Libraries
     



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