Medieval History


1. Introductions and Online Tutorials:

Uni Tübingen

Uni Passau

Uni Bonn

Annotated bibliographies and additional information for the Proseminar Mittelalter

Mittelalterliche Geschichte - Eine digitale Einführung in das Studium

Geschichte Online

2. Bibliographic Resources:


OPAC der Regesta Imperii

Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog


Internationale Bibliographie der Zeitschriftenliteratur und Internationale Bibliographie der Rezensionen (click further)

3. Source Texts, Source Collections, Databases, Lexicons:

Digitale Monumenta Germaniae Historica

Regesta Imperii

Internet Medieval Sourcebook

Czech Medieval Sources online

Source scans not only for Czech Republic history


Mansis Konzilien Collection Online

Bibliotheca Augustana

Consistently growing collection of texts from all eras in the original language

Datenbank-Infosystem (DBIS) for History

Lexikon des Mittelalters

Accessible online through the University network, Citrix ICA Client software necessary

4. Historical Auxiliary Resources and Aids:

Uni Passau

Uni München

Der Grotefend im Netz

Paläographiekurs online

with corrections of transcription attempts

Cappelli - Lexicon Abbreviaturarum

Digitales Repertorium "Geschichtsquellen des deutschen Mittelalters"

5. Manuscripts:

Franz Steffens, Paléographie latine (1910),

Digitalized to learn Latin paleography (Schrifttafeln, 2. Link)

Ad Fontes

An introduction to working with sources in an archive. A very well done program by the University of Zürich using examples from the Stiftsarchiv to show how to include written sources into your work.

Palatina Heidelberg digital

The virtual certificate archive of Europe

Manuscripta Mediaevalia

Useful information about manuscript research


Useful information about manuscripts of German-language medieval texts

6. Review Portals:



Concilium mediae aevi

7. Language:

Mittelhochdeutsches Wörterbuch

Orbis Latinus

Lexicon of Latin location names, 1909

Orbis Latinus (1972)

Du Cange online

Das Wörterbuch-Netz (Uni Trier)

8. Additional Information Services:

Uni Tübingen

Uni Münster

Uni München

9. Special Resources:

The Bayeux Tapestry animated

Camelot! and the Lego Version

Practica Cancellariae Apostolicae