Medieval & Byzantine Art

Broager Church, Denmark. ca. 1200.

Aberdeen Bestiary. Complete high resolution version of the English manuscript, written and illuminated in ca. 1200.

Arthur Kingsley Porter Photographs of Architecture and Manuscripts. Dumbarton Oaks finding aid relating to medieval architecture.

Bayeux Tapestry on Youtube. Wonderful animated version of the 11th century embroidery.

British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts. Complete catalog records and spectacular images which can be downloaded at a high resolution.

Byzantine Art resource page on Art History Resources website compiled by Dr. Christopher L. C. E. Witcombe of Bryn Mawr College.

Corpus of Medieval Narrative Art. Created by Dr. Stuart Watling. Repository of his own photography of medieval sites.

Digital Scriptorium from Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley. Union catalog of manuscripts from across the globe.

Dumbarton Oaks Research Archive, ca. 1940s. Dumbarton Oaks finding aid.

Durham Priory Library Recreated. An attempt to reunite the entire collection online.
Early  Medieval Art resource page on Art History Resources website compiled by Christopher L. C. E. Witcombe.

Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index. From the University of Iowa Libraries.

Gothic Art resources page on Art History Resources website compiled by Christopher L. C. E. Witcombe.

Gothic Ivories Project. At attempt by the Courtauld Institute to catalog every known Gothic ivory piece.

Gothic Past: Gothic Architecture and Sculpture in Ireland.

The Icons of Sinai. Full color images from the Monastery of Saint Catherine, on Princeton University site, available for educational purposes.

Mapping Gothic France: Database of images, texts, charts, and historical maps.

Medieval Women. Interactive site from McMaster University.

Monastic Matrix. "A scholarly resource for the study of women's religious communities from 400 to 1600 CE."

Opus Anglicum: The Evelyn Thomas Database of Medieval English Embroidery. Freely accessible as part of the Index of Christian Art.

Les Ordres Religieux et Monastiques en Limousin du XIème au XVIIIème Siècle. Includes information and images of Grandmontine monasteries.

Paradoxplace: An amateur site with many photos of medieval art and architecture. Images may be used for educational purposes with proper attribution.

Parker Library on the Web. Manuscripts from the 6th century to the Reformation from the collection of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University.

A Pipeline from Heaven: 800 Years of Dominican Books. Online exhibition from the University of Cambridge.

Plan of St. Gall. Site dedicated to the plan and to Carolingian monastic culture. Includes high-resolution, zoomable images.

Record of 1937 Trip Taken by Donald Drew Egbert and Andrew Saeger Keck, Princeton, N.J.  Dumbarton Oaks finding aid concerning two American medievalists.

Robert L.Van Nice Fieldwork Records and Papers. Dumbarton Oaks finding aid to architectural survey of Hagia Sophia in Instanbul.

Royaumont Abbey. Includes panoramic views and virtual reconstructions.