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Medieval Studies: Databases

medieval history, medieval literature, Europe, philosophy, art, religion, manuscripts,

Early Primary Source Databases







© Bodleian Library: Detail from the Buckland Missal, The Bodleian Library, MS. Don. b.5, fol. 6r


Many research topics in Medieval Studies are interdisciplinary, i.e. overlap into other scholarly disciplines. Therefore, this list includes the most relevant resources from other likely disciplines (such as History, History of Art, Philosophy, Literature, etc.) as well.

For additional databases check 'Key Resources for Medieval Studies.'

Spotlight on International Medieval Bibliography

Using the subject tree on the International Medieval Bibliography gives a more focused search. (Credit: Brepolis)