The Medieval period (or Middle Ages) was an era of European history that extended, roughly, for a 1000 years from the fall of the Western Roman Empire (5th century AD) to the fall of the Eastern Roman (or Byzantine) Empire (15th century AD).
Although a Eurocentric definition, this category includes sites devoted to any world cultures and events that fall within this period.
It includes the 'Dark Ages' and rebirth of urban culture in Western Europe, the Turko-Mongol invasions, and the birth and rise of Islam.
'I have made a heap of all that I could find'. Nennius.
Only submit sites that provide accessible and relevant information. Sites offering goods and services should be submitted elsewhere.
Sites offering books, CDs, reproductions etc should be submitted to a Shopping category. Sites offering educational services should be submitted to Reference/Education.
Homepages of re-enactment societies or homepages of SCA members should be submitted to history/re-enactment, which can be reached from the link on the Medieval History Page.
Homepages of Academics and University/college departments.
This subcategory contains sites about the Byzantine Empire, created by the second partition of the ancient Roman Empire and with its capital at Constantinople.
The term "Byzantine" is a popular usage deriving from Byzantium, the former name of Constantinople. It was never used by contemporaries, who referred to it as simply the Eastern Roman Empire until its fall to the Ottomans in 1453 AD.
The Middle Ages is generally defined as being from the fall of the Roman Empire in the 5th Century AD until the beginning of the Renaissance in the mid 15th Century AD.
Daily Life of people in the Middle Ages encompasses such aspects as food, clothing, health, customs, religion, crime and punishment and leisure activities.
Please list sites devoted daily life in the Middle Ages in an urban setting.
This category lists sites of directories for the Middle Ages.
Please list sites of directories for the Middle Ages.
This category lists sites specifically for education of the Middle Ages.
Please list sites specifically for education of the Middle Ages.
Periodical publications concerning any aspect of medieval history.
This category lists sites of mailing lists for the Middle Ages.
Please list sites of mailing lists for the Middle Ages.
This category lists sites especially for the digitized images of pages for manuscripts within the Middle Ages.
Please list sites especially for the digitized images of pages for manuscripts within the Middle Ages.
This category list sites for the religions of the Middle Ages.
Please list sites for the religions of the Middle Ages.
This category lists sites of societies and conferences for the Middle Ages.
Please list sites of societies and conferences for the Middle Ages.
The Viking Age is a term used by historians to describe the period of Scandinavian history from about 800 A.D. to about 1100 A.D., characterized by the raids, trade, and exploration of Norse naval power.
Please note that this category is not for sites about the use of runes for divination and/or magick.
Please list sites of the Hundred Years War dating from 1337 to 1453.