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Medieval History: Getting Started

Printable Study Guide

Here is a two-page study guide that includes a selection of the resources listed in this Research Guide.


Overview of Medieval History Research Guide


This research guide pulls together a variety of resources you may want to use if you are conducting research on the History of Medieval Europe.

Want to know where to start your research? Click on the above tabs to find lists of books, journal titles and recommended databases, primary sources and reliable websites.

Have questions? Feel free to comment or ask questions about this research guide by clicking above on the PAGE COMMENTS link. Feel free to contact a librarian anytime you need assistance.

Good luck in your research.

Keyword Suggestions

Suggested keywords to use in your searches:

  • medieval (or middle ages)
  • later roman empire (or late antiquity)
  • byzantine empire
  • carolingian
  • renaissance
  • feudal (or feudalism)
  • serf
  • chivalry
  • courtly love
  • crusades
  • gothic architecture
  • romanesque architecture
  • canon law
  • investiture controversy
  • scholasticism

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