Medieval Studies |
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Islamic Influences | Literature | Music | Women | Works Cited
These sites are good sources of information by themselves, but they also provide links to other resources. The electronic addresses of each site (its URL-universal resource locator) is included in case a link is down or has moved.
- The Crusades: A Chronicle in Art: An exhibit of Medieval Art depicting the Crusades. http://www.yawp.com/cjackson/crusades/crusades.html
Women in the Crusades
- Anna Comnena: Byzantine historian of the First Crusade by Lyn Reese. http://home.earthlink.net/~womenwhist/heroine5.html
- Blanche of Castile: Women Left Behind by Lyn Reese. http://home.earthlink.net/~womenwhist/heroine3.html
- Eleanor of Aquitaine
- Eleanor and the Arabs: The stories about Eleanor's Conduct in the Crusade. by Dee Lee Evans http://www.millersv.edu/~english/homepage/duncan/medfem/arab.html
- Eleanor of Aquitaine: History of Eleanor after the Second Crusade by Stephanie Smith. http://www.millersv.edu/~english/homepage/duncan/medfem/eleanor1.html
- Letter to Queen Eleanor: Letter from Bishop Peter of Blois advising her to support her husband instead of her son. http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/eleanor.html
- Eleanor and the Second Crusade: Account of Eleanor's role in the Second Crusade by Lyn Reese. http://home.earthlink.net/~womenwhist/heroine2.html
- Melisende, Queen of Jerusalem, (1105-1160): Account of Melisende's life by Lyn Reese. http://home.earthlink.net/~womenwhist/heroine4.html
- Shagrat (or Shajarat) al-Durr: Account of her career as Sultan of Egypt and her role in the Seventh Crusade. http://home.earthlink.net/~womenwhist/heroine1.html
Roles in Medieval Society During the Time of the Crusades
- Abbess: Source Document on an Abbess as Lord of the Manor. http://www.hti.umich.edu//bin/umbin/medrealm-idx.pl?type=HTML&id=MR622&q1=Abbess&q2=&q3=
- Ale Wife: Women and Brewing in the Middle Ages by Ben Stiles. http://www.millersv.edu/~english/homepage/duncan/medfem/brewing.html
- Anchoress: Daily live an anchoress. http://www.hti.umich.edu
- Artist: Women Artists in the Middle Ages by Stephanie Smith. http://www.millersv.edu/~english/homepage/duncan/medfem/womart.html
- Bond servant. A source document on how to keep serfs in their place. http://www.hti.umich.edu
- Healer: Beyond the Birthing Room: An Interview with Monica Green on the Role of Women in Medieval Science and Medicine. http://www.adm.duke.edu/alumni/dm3/green.txt.html
- Maids: An Overview on the Role of Maids by Sarah Weber. http://www.millersv.edu/~english/homepage/duncan/medfem/maids.html
- Prostitute: A Necessary Evil? by Mary Ann Weaver. http://www.millersv.edu/~english/homepage/duncan/medfem/whores2.html
- Spinster or Widow: A source document for an independent woman. http://www.hti.umich.edu/bin/umbin/medrealm-idx.pl?type=HTML&id;=MR670-2&q1;=women&q2;=&q3;=
- Troubadour: http://Female_Troubadours.html
- Warrior: Advice for Female Warriors in Trial By Combat by Kenneth Hodges. http://www-personal.umich.edu/~klhodges/fecht.htm
Arnold, Thomas. The Legacy of Islam. London: Oxford University Press, 1931.
Atiya, Aziz S. Crusade, Commerce and Culture. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1962.
Aubrey, Elizabeth. The Music of the Troubadours. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996.
Barber, Richard. The Knight and Chivalry. Rochester: Boydell Press, 1995.
Barnie, John. War in Medieval Society. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1974.
"Blanche of Castile Instructing Her Son Louis IX," The Oxford Illustrated History of Medieval Europe. London: Guild Publishing, 1988.
Boase, TSR. Kingdoms and Strongholds of the Crusaders. New York: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1971.
Bogin, Meg. The Woman Troubadours. London: Paddlington Press Ltd., 1976.
Booher, B. "Beyond the Birthing Room: The Work of Monica Green". Duke Alumni Magazine Online. Internet. 16 Oct. 1997. Available: http://www.adm.duke.edu/alumni/dm3/green.txt.html
Bradbury, Jim. The Medieval Archer. Suffolk: The Boydell Press, 1985.
Bradford, Ernle. The Sword and the Scimitar. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1974.
Brommer, Gerald F. Discovering Art History. 2nd ed. Worcester: Davis Publications, Inc., 1988.
Bornstein, Diane.The Lady in the Tower: Medieval Courtesy Literature for Women. Hamden, CT: Archon Books, 1983.
Caviness, Madeline H. "Anchoress, Abbess, and Queen: Donor and Patrons or Intercessors and Matrons?" The Cultural Patronage of Medieval Women. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1996: 105-154.
Corfis, Ivy A. and Michael Wolfe eds. The Medieval City Under Siege. Suffolk: The Boydell Press, 1995.
De La Croix, Horst, Richard G. Tansey, and Diane Kirkpatrick. Art through the Ages. New York: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1991.
Erbstösser, Martin. The Crusades. Brunel House, UK: David and Charles, 1978.
Ffoulkes, Charles. The Armourer and His Craft. New York: Dover Publications, 1988.
Folda, Jaroslav, ed. Crusader Art in the Twelfth Century. Oxford: BAR, 1982.
Fox-Friedman, Jeanne. "Messianic Visions: Modern Cathedral and the Crusades." RES 25 (Spr. 1994): 77-95.
Gies, Frances and Joseph. Women in the Middle Ages. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1980.
Gombrich, E. H. The Story of Art. New York: Phaidon Publishers Inc., 1968.
Hallam, Elizabeth, ed.  Chronicles of the Age of Chivalry. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson,1987.
Hallam, Elizabeth, ed.  Chronicles of the Crusades: Eye-Witness Accounts of the Wars Between Christianity and Islam. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1989.
Hardy, Robert. The Longbow. New York: Bois d'Arc Press, 1992
Hodges, Kenneth. "Trial by Combat Between a Man and Woman." Kenneth Hodges Homepage Online. Internet. 7 Nov. 1997. Available: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~klhodges/fecht.htm
Howe, Jeffery. A Digital Archive of Architecture.Online. Internet. 2 Nov. 1997. Available: http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/arch/romanesque/toulouse/sernin05.jpg.
Hurley, Victor. Arrows Against Steel. New York: Mason/Chanter, 1975.
Janson, H.W. History of Art.. Third ed. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1986.
Joinville, Jean de. The Memoirs of the Lord of Joinville. Trans. Ethel Wedgwood. New York: E.P. Dutton and Company, 1906.
Lynn, John A. ed. Feeding Mars: Logistics in Western Warfare from the Middle Ages to the Present. Boulder: Westview Press, 1993.
Maalouf, Amin. The Crusades Through Arab Eyes. Trans. Jon Rothschild. London: Al Saqi Book, dist. Zed Books, 1984.
McCash, June Hall. "Medieval Patronage of Medieval Women: an Overview," The Cultural Patronage of Medieval Women, Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1996: 1-49.
Naar, and Terry Jones. "Crusades" (Television Program) History Alive. The History Channel: Ann Arbor, 5 October 1997.
Nicolle, David C. Arms and Armour of the Crusading Era 1050-1350. 2 vols. New York: Kraus International Publications, 1988.
North, Anthony."Barbarians and Christians" Swords and Hilt Weapons. Ed. Anne Cope. New York: Weidenfeld and Nicolson Ltd, 1989.
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Oakeshott, R. Ewart. The Archaeology of Weapons. New York: Frederick A. Praeger Publishers, 1960.
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Parsons, John C. "Of Queens, Courts, and Books. Reflections on the Literary Patronage of Thirteen Century Plantagent Queens." The Cultural Patronage of Medieval Women. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1996: 175-201.
Piper, David. The Illustrated History of Art.. New York: Crescent Books, 1991.
Press, Alan, ed. Anthology of Troubadour Lyric Poetry. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1971.
Reese, Laura. "Female Heroes of the Crusades." Women in History Website. Online. Internet. 29 Oct. 1997. Available: http:// http://home.earthlink.net/~womenwhist/heroine3.html
Reid, William. Arms Through the Ages . New York: Harper and Row, 1976.
Riley-Smith, Jonathan . The Crusades: A Short History. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1987.
Riley-Smith, Jonathan . The Oxford Illustrated History of the Crusades. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995.
Salisbury, Joyce. Medieval Women (Video-recording). Green Bay, Wisconsin: Center for Television Production, University of Wisconsin, 1987.
Smail, R.C. Crusading Warfare. Cambridge: University Press, 1956.
Van Vleck, Amelia. Memory and Re-Creation in Troubadour Lyric. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991.
Whigham, Peter, ed. The Music of the Troubadors. Santa Barbara: Ross-Erikson
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