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Internet Medieval Sourcebook

Selected Sources: Crisis? Collapse? Recovery?


External Attacks: Vikings: Magyars: Arabs

  • WEB After Empire: Using and Not Using the Past in the Crisis of the Carolingian World, c. 900-1050 [St Andrews]
    A project which aims to understand the tenth century "on its own terms". Maps, bibliographies, podcasts, material culture.
  • Vikings



    The Ottonian Dynasty and After
    The Y1K Problem: The Year 1000
    • The Invention of the Dating System
    • Biblical Texts on the millennium
    • Ralph Glaber (d.c.1044): The Year 1000 AD, from the Miracles de Saint-Benoit.
    • The Apocalyptic Dossier: 967-1033, Richard Landes' compilation of texts showing millennial concerns c. 1000  [Was At BU, now Internet Archive]

    NOTES: copyrighted means the text is not available for free distribution. In some cases alternate versions are available, and are working through the pipeline. Dates of accession of material can be seen in the New Accessions Page. The date of inception was 1/20/1996. Links to files at other site are indicated by [At some indication of the site name or location]. No indication means that the text file is local. WEB indicates a link to one of small number of high quality web sites which provide either more texts or an especially valuable overview.

    The Internet Medieval Sourcebook is part of the Internet History Sourcebooks Project. The Internet History Sourcebooks Project is located at the History Department of  Fordham University, New York. The Internet Medieval Sourcebook, and other medieval components of the project, are located at the Fordham University Center for Medieval Studies.The IHSP recognizes the contribution of Fordham University, the Fordham University History Department, and the Fordham Center for Medieval Studies in providing web space and server support for the project. The IHSP is a project independent of Fordham University.   Although the IHSP seeks to follow all applicable copyright law, Fordham University is not the institutional owner, and is not liable as the result of any legal action.

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