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Dictionaries and Encyclopedias - most should be found in the reference collection on the 2nd floor of the Library Block. Consult the Library Catalogue to confirm locations.

The Blackwell encyclopedia of Anglo-Saxon England / Michael Lapidge.  Malden, Mass.: Blackwell, 1999.
DA152 .B54 1999

Cambridge economic history of Europe. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, (8+ volumes)
HC240 .C35 1966

  • basic work on medieval economic history
  • vol. 1-3 cover the Middle Ages
  • bibliographies at end of each volume

Cambridge medieval history. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 1911-1936.  (8 vols.)
D117 .C17

  • excellent reference source, written by specialists with full bibliographies at the end of each volume; chronological arrangement.

Classical myths and legends in the Middle Ages and Renaissance a dictionary of allegorical meanings / H. David Brumble.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, c1998.
PN669 .B78 1998

Dictionary of medieval knighthood and chivalry: concepts and terms / Bradford B. Broughton.  New York: Greenwood Press, 1986.
CR4505 .B76 1986

Dictionary of the history of ideas: studies of selected pivotal ideas.  New York: Scribner, 1973-74.  ( 5 vols.)
CB5 .D52 1973

  • ideas, concepts, movements

Dictionary of the Middle Ages. New York: Scribner, 1982-89.  (13 vols.)
D114 .D53 1982

  • covers period 500 A.D. to 1500.
  • 5,000 entries alphabetically arranged; signed articles; essays and bibliographies on persons, events, concepts
  • good place to begin for almost any subject

Dictionnaire raisonné l'Occident médiéval / Jacques Le Goff, Jean-Claude Schmitt.  [Paris]: Fayard, c1999.
CB351 .L42 1999

Dictionnaires et répertoires au moyen âge: une etude du vocabulaire / Olga Weijers.  Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 1991.
CB353 .W43 1991

Encyclopaedia Britannica online [electronic resource].  Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

Encyclopedia of barbarian Europe: society in transformation / Michael Frassetto.  Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-Clio, c2003.
D135 .F73 2003

Encyclopedia of historians and historical writing / Kelly Boyd.  London; Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1999.
D14 .E53 1999

The Encyclopedia of philosophy.  New York: Macmillan, 1972.  (8 vols in 4)
B51 .E38 1972

Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages.  Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 2000. 2 v.
D114 .E533 2000

The Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages.  New YorK: Viking, c1999.
D114 .E53 1999

The Encyclopedia of religion. New York: Macmillan, 1987.  (16 vols.)
BL31 .E56 1987

Encyclopedia of the Renaissance. New York: Scribner, 1999.  6 vols.
CB361 .E525 1999

Encyclopaedia of the Viking age / John  Haywood.  New York: Thames & Hudson, 2000.
DL65 .H39 2000

A Global encyclopedia of historical writing.  New York: Garland, 1998.  2 v.
D13 .G55 1998

Great historians from antiquity to 1800: an international dictionary.  New York: Greenwood Press, 1989.
D14 .G73 1989

Handbook of European History, 1400-1600. Leiden: Brill, 1994-95 (2 vols.)
D203 .H36 1994

  • essays on social life and customs, policies, religion
Handbook of medieval sexuality. New York: Garland, 1996. (Garland reference library of the humanities; vol. 1696).
HQ14 .H35 1996
  • each chapter concludes with an extensive bibliography of books/articles
Historical dictionary of late medieval England, 1272-1485 / edited by Ronald H. Fritze and William B. Robison.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2002.
DA175 .H56 2002

Historical dictionary of medieval Russia / Lawrence N. Langer.  Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2002.
DK71 .L36 2002

The Holy Roman empire: a dictionary handbook / edited by Jonathan W. Zophy.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, c1980.
DD84 .H64 1980

The Hutchinson dictionary of ancient & medieval warfare.  Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, c1998.
D25 .A2 H88 1998

Lexikon des Mittelaters.  München: Artemis, 1980-.
D114 .L679 1980

Magill's guide to military history.  Pasadena, Calif.: Salem Press, c2001.  5 v.
D25 .A2 M34 2001

Medieval England: an encyclopedia.  New York: Garland, 1998.
DA129 .M44 1998

  • this encyclopedia serves as an introduction to the society and culture of England from the 5th to the 16th centuries

Medieval folklore: an encyclopedia of myths, legends, tales, beliefs, and customs.  Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-Clio, c2000.  2 v.
GR35 .M44 2000

Medieval France: an encyclopedia.  New York: Garland, 1995.
DC33.2 .M43 1995

Medieval Germany.  New York: Garland Pub., 2001.
DD157 .M43 2001

Medieval Jewish civilization: an encyclopedia. New York: Routledge, 2003.
DS124 .M43 2003

Medieval Scandinavia: an encyclopedia.  New York: Garland, 1993.
DL30 .M43 1993

The Middle Ages: a concise encyclopedia.  London: Thames and Hudson, 1989.
CB351 .M52 1989

The New Cambridge medieval history.  Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 1995-
D117 .N49 1995

  • multi-volume set; scholarly; essential

The Oxford companion to military history / edited by Richard Holmes.  Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.
D25 .A2 O94 200




Carolongian civilization: a reader / edited by Paul Edward Dutton. Broadview Press: Peterborough, Ont., 1993. 513 p.
DC70 .C36 1993

Christianity and paganism, 350-750: the conversion of Western Europe / J.N. Hillgarth.  Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. 213 p.
BR200 .C47 1986

Chronicles of the barbarians: firsthand accounts of pillage and conquest, from the ancient world to the fall of Constantinople
edited by David Willis McCullough. New York: Times Books, c1998. 
D104 .C55 1998

The Crusades: a documentary survey / James A. Brundage. Milwaukee, Marquette University Press, 1962. 318 p.
D157 .B78 1962

Early medieval theology / George Englert McCracken.  Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1957. 430 p.
BR50 .M16 1957

The Early Middle Ages, 500-1000 / R. Brentano (ed.)  New York: Free Press, 1964. 306 p. (Sources in Western civilization; 4)
D113.5 .B7

  • 22 documents relating to the development of Western civilization, translated into English
  • introductory essay
The Era of Charlemagne: Frankish state and society / [by] Stewart C. Easton and Helene Wieruszowski. Princeton: Van Nostrand, 1961. 192 p.
DC73 .E26 1961

Garland Library of Medieval Literature. New York: Garland, 1981-

  • poems, music, tales
  • search for works in this series by individual titles or authors, or by series title: Garland Library of Medieval Literature (ex. PN 667 W74 1994 The Writings of Medieval women)

Great Books of the Western World. Chicago: Encyclopedia Britannica, 1952. 54 v.
AC1 .G78 (4LT)

The High Middle Ages, 1000-1300 / B.D. Lyon.  New York: Collier, 1964. 273 p.
D113 .L84

  • 17 documents relating to society, crusaders, medieval church
  • includes the Magna Carta

The History of feudalism. Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Humanities Press, 1979, c1970. 352 p.
JC111 .H45 1979

Medieval culture and society / edited by David Herlihy. New York: Harper, 1968.
CB351 .H45 1968

Medieval English political writings / edited by James M. Dean. Kalmazoo, Mich.: Published for TEAMS (The Consortium for the Teaching of the Middle Ages) in association with the University of Rochester by Medieval Institute Publications, Western Michigan University, 1996. xxv, 270 p.
PR1120 .M3735 1996

Medieval hagiography: an anthology / edited by Thomas Head.  New York: Routledge, 2000.
BR1710 .M43 2000

  • guide to the development of the cult of the saints and the practice of religion
  • includes translations of saints' lives, miracle stories, discoveries of relics, visions, heresy trials
  • period covered is the fourth only to the pre-Reformation period

Patterns of medieval society / Jeremy duQuesnay Adams.  Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice, 1969.
HN11 .A32 1969

Poetry of the Carolingian Renaissance / Peter Godman. London: Duckworth, 1985. 364 p.
PA8122 .G625 1985

The Portable Medieval Reader / J.B. Ross. Harmonsworth: Penguin, 1977. 690 p.
PN667 .R82 1977

  • selections for the eleventh to fifteenth centuries from biographies, history, politics, science, religion, literature, letters

Readings in European history: a collection of extracts from the sources chosen with the purpose of illustrating the progress of culture in western Europe since the German invasions / James Harvey Robinson.  Boston: Ginn, 1904-1906. 2 v.
D101.2 .R66

Readings in Medieval History / P.J. Geary (ed.) Peterborough, ON: Broadview, 1989. 834 p.
D113 .R42 1997

  • entire documents or long excerpts (435-1500), in English translation, history, religious life, intellectual life, society

Records of Civilization: Sources and Studies. New York: Columbia, 1975-

  • well-edited texts in English translation with introduction and notes
  • search for works in the series by individual titles or authors, or by series title: Records of Civilization
    • (ex. BX 1187 A41 1932 The Correspondence of Pope Gregory VII)

The Reign of Charlemagne: documents on Carolingian government and administration / [compiled by] H.R. Loyn and John Percival. London: Edward Arnold, 1975. 164 p. (Documents on medieval history; 2)
DC73 .A2 R39 1975

Rural economy and country life in the medieval West / Georges Duby, translated by Cynthia Postan. Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina Press, 1968. 600 p.
HD1917 .D821 1968

Sainted women of the Dark Ages / edited and translated by Jo Ann McNamara and John E. Halborg with E. Gordon Whatley. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1992. 340 p.
BX4656 .S25 1992

Select Historical Documents of the Middle Ages / E.F. Henderson.  New York: AMS Press, 1968 (c1892). 477 p.
D113 .H45 1892

A Source Book for Medieval History / O.J. Thatcher.  New York: AMS, 1971 (c1905). 619 p.
D113 .T42 1905 (2LB)

  • "selected documents illustrating the history of Europe in the Middle Ages"

Sources for the History of Medieval Europe from the Mid-Eighth Century to the Mid-Thirteenth Century / B. Pullan (ed.)  Oxford: Blackwell, 1996. 277 p.
D113.5 .P84 1966

  • selections from original documents dealing chiefly with the Carolingian Empire; Church and Papacy; Imperial Germany and Italy; France and Flanders
  • aimed at students "who would like to see something of the rare material on which the writing" of history ultimately depends. (Pref.)

Sources of Medieval History / C. David.  New York, 1967. 2 v.
D113 .D7 1967

  • v. 1: The Eagle, the Crescent and the Cross, 250-1000
  • v. 2: Western Awakening, 1000-1500
    • selections from sources for western Europe, the Byzantine Empire, and Russia
    • letters, chronicles, biographies, treatises, poems

Visions of heaven and hell before Dante. New York: Italica Press, 1989. 286 p.
BT844 .V57 1989

  • St. Peter's apocalypse -- St. Paul's apocalypse -- Three visions from Gregory the Great -- Furseus' vision -- Drythelm's vision -- Wetti's vision -- St. Brendan's voyage -- Charles the Fat's vision -- St. Patrick's purgatory -- Tundale's vision -- The Monk of Evesham's vision -- Thurkill's vision.


Alcuin of York, c.732-804: his life and letters / [edited] Stephen Allott. York, W. Sessions, 1974. 174 p.
B765 .A6 A31 1974

  • Alcuin was one of the key figures in the Carolingian renaissance

Anglo-Saxon Charters / J. Robertson (ed.).  Cambridge, 1956. 555 p.
KF346 .A54 1956r (Law)

  • invaluable selection of translations

The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. London: Nelson, 1961.
DA150 .A62 1961

  • a compilation of accounts of English history to 1154; contemporary annual entries, surveying national and international events. The chronicle was begun c.892 by the monks of Winchester

Anglo-Saxon Wills / D. Whitelock (editor).  Cambridge, 1930. 244 p.
KF758 .A9513 1930r (Law)

  • fundamental work on this valuable type of source material

The Annals of Roger de Hoveden, comprising the history of England and of other countries of Europe / translated by Henry T. Riley. London: [s.n.], 1853. 2 v.
DA200 .R64 1853

  • Roger of Howden or Hoveden, was in English chronicles
  • the period covered is 732 AD to 1180. The Annals were intended as a continuation of Bede's Ecclesiastical History

The Autobiography of Giraldus Cambrensis / Giraldus Cambrensis, edited and translated by H.E. Butler; with an introductory chapter by C.H. Williams. London: J. Cape, [1937]. 368 p.
DA209 .G5 A31 1937

  • Selections from the author's works with connecting links and explanatory notes by the editor. cf. Pref.
  • Gerald of Wales was a Welsh historian and churchman

Brut tywysogyon: or, The chronicle of the princes. Red book of Hergest version / critical text and translation with introduction and notes by Thomas Jones. Cardiff, Wales: University of Wales Press, repr. 1973, c1955. 389 p.
PB2273 .R4 1955

Calendar of plea and memoranda rolls preserved among the archives of the Corporation of the city of London at the Guildhall. Edited by A.H. Thomas. Cambridge: University Press, 1926-61. 6 v.
DA676 .L64 1926

  • Library has v. 1, 2

Camden Society Publications. London: Royal Historical Society, 1838-

  • a fundamental collection of English medieval texts in four series so search for works by individual titles or authors or by series: Camden Society; Camden miscellany; Camden series; Publications (Camden Society)

The Chronicle of Henry of Huntingdon: comprising the history of England, from the invasion of Julius Caesar to the accession of Henry II / Henry of Huntingdon, translated and edited by Thomas Forester. Lampeter, Wales: Llanerch, repr. 1991, c1853. 319 p.
DA130 .H46 1991

  • English historian who wrote between 1123-1148AD

A Chronicle of London, from 1089 to 1483: written in the fifteenth century, and for the first time printed from manuscripts in the British Museum. Felinfach: Llanerch, 1995. 274 p.
DA680 .C47 1995

  • valuable as a contribution to the history of London and England
  • includes "royal letters, poems and other articles descriptive of public events, or of the manners and customs of the metropolis"

Chronicle of the Abbey of Bury St. Edmunds, Jocelin de Brakelond, translated with an introduction and notes by Diana Greenway & Jane Sayers. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1989.
BX2596 .A22 J62 1989

  • Jocelin was a monk in the Abbey and his narrative of events, 1173-1202, provides a look at life in a medieval religious community

A Chronicle of the first thirteen years of the reign of King Edward the fourth / by John Warkworth. London: Camden Society, 1839
DA20 .R55 No. 10A

The Chronicle of Richard of Devizes of the time of King Richard the First / Richard of Devizes.  London: Nelson, 1963. 106 p.
DA207 .R51 1963

  • historical account of 12th century England, 1189-1192

The Chronicle of Worcester: with a continuation and appendix / Florence of Worcester, edited and in part translated from the originals by Joseph Stevenson. Felinfach, Lampeter, Dyfed: Llanerch Publishers, 1996. 387 p.
DA130 .F55

  • facsimile reprint. Originally published: London: Seeleys, 1853 (Church historians of England).

Chronicles of England: an English chronicle of the reigns of Richard II / John Silvester Davies.  Publications (Camden Society (Great Britain)); no. 64. (Microform.)
DA20 .R55 No.64

The Chronicles of Robert de Monte / translated from the original Latin, with prefaces and notes, by Joseph Stevenson. [Lampeter, Dyfed]: Llanerch Publishers, 1991.
DA190 .R63 1991

  • Important author for the history of the later Norman Kings and the earlier monarchs of the House of Plantagenet

Chronicles of the revolution, 1397-1400: the reign of Richard II. Translated and annotated by C. Given-Wilson. Manchester: University Press, 1993. 266 p.
DA235 .C54 1993

  • contemporary account of the reign of Richard II

Contemporary chronicles of the Middle Ages: sources of twelfth-century history / translated from the Latin by Joseph Stephenson. Felinfach, Dyfed, [Wales]: Llanerch Enterprises, 1988. 120 p.
DA198.5 .C66 1988

  • First published by Seeley's of London in the 1850's in a series entitled The Church Historians of England
  • A history of his own times, from 1135 to 1142 / William of Malmesbury - The acts of King Stephen and the Battle of the Standard, 1135 to 1139 / Richard of Hexham - The war between the English and the Scots in 1173 and 1174 / Jordan Fantosme

Documents of the baronial movement of reform and rebellion, 1258-1267 / Reginald Francis Treharne.  Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1973. 353 p.
DA227.5 .T72 1973

  • translations into English of royal letters, petitions, etc.

Domesday Book / J. Morris (editor).  Chichester: Phillimore, 1975-
DA190 .A5 1975

  • "The only uniform English translation; in parallel text with the original Latin" (Pref.)
  • each volume has an introduction, glossary, maps, notes
  • record of lands in England made in 1086 by order of William I

Early English Text Society (Series).
PR1119 .A2

  • search for works in the series by individual titles or authors; or in the title file by the series: Early English Text Society (Series); or by call number

Early Sources of Scottish History, AD 500-1286 / A.O. Anderson (editor).  Edinburgh, 1922. 2v.
DA775 .A6 1922

  • selections from the chief narratives sources arranged chronologically and translated into English

Ecclesiastical History of the English People / Bede.  Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1969. 299 p.
BR746 .B35 1969

  • Bede was a monk of Jarrow in Northumbria (circa 735 AD) and one of the foremost medieval chronicles
  • most valuable single source for the history of early Christianity and early Anglo-Saxon life in Britain

English Historical Documents / D.C. Douglas.  2nd ed. London: Eyre and Spotteswoode, 1996. (10 v.)
DA26 .E55 1996

  • v. 1-5, 500 AD-1558
  • documents include chronicles, legal, administrative records, letters, etc.
  • valuable scholarly source collection with important bibliography and critical notes

Everyone a witness: the Norman Age: Commentaries on an Era / A.F. Scott (editor).  London: White Lion, 1976. 336 p.
DA195 .S34 1976

  • contemporary accounts of all aspects of English history during the Norman period

The Gesta Guillelmi of William of Poitiers / edited and translated by R.H.C. Davis and Marjorie Chibnall. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1998. 199 p. (Oxford medieval texts).
DA197 .G8313 1998

  • William was one of the Conqueror's chaplains and wrote during his lifetime

The Gesta Normannorum docum of William of Jumièges, Orderic Vitalis, and Robert of Torigni / edited and translated by Elisabeth M.C. van Houts. Oxford [England]: Clarendon Press, 1992-1995. (Oxford Medieval texts).
DA190 .W5413

  • deals with the history of England and France during the Norman period

Gesta Stephani, Regis Anglorum / K.R. Potter and R.H.C. Davis.  Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1976. 249 p.
DA198.5 .G52 1976

  • Latin text with English translation; about the reign of King Stephen

Historia novella: the contemporary history / edited by Edmund King; translated by K.R. Potter. New York: Clarendon Press, 1998. (Oxford medieval texts).
DA198.5 .W5213 1998

The History and topography of Ireland / Gerald of Wales; translated with an introduction by John J. O'Meara. London: Penguin, 1982.
DA930 .G5713 1982

  • Based on first-hand observations made by Gerald during his travels in Ireland in 1185

The History of English affairs I. Warminster, England: Aris & Phillips, 1988. 198 p.
DA195 .W54 1988

A History of the kings of England / Simeon of Durham; translated from the Latin by J. Stevenson. Dyfed, Wales, Llanerch Enterprises, 1990. 203 p.
DA150 .S56

A History of the Norman kings (1066-1125) / William of Malmesbury. Dyfed, Wales: Llanerch Enterprises, 1991. 169 p. A facsimile reprint of the translation from Latin by Joseph Stevenson.
DA195 .W5313 1991

  • Reprint. Originally published as books 3-5 of the author's The history of the kings of England and of his own times / translated (A.D. 1815) from the Latin by John Sharpe; rev. and adapted to the text of the English Historical Society (A.D. 1840) with notes, by Joseph Stevenson. [London]: Seeleys, 1854. (The Church historians of England; v.3, pt. 1).

The History of William of Newburgh / translated from the Latin by Joseph Stevenson. [Lampeter, Wales]: Llanerch Publishers, 1996. 398-672 p. Facsimile reprint. Originally published: London, 1856.
DA190 .W7213 1856

  • this history begins with the Norman Conquest in 1066 and ends in 1197

The Illustrated Chronicles of Matthew Paris: Observations of Thirteenth-century Life / Matthew Paris.   Cambridge: Sutton, 1993. 210 p.
DA220 .P2213 1993

  • "the aim of this book is to introduce this most colourful and informative of European medieval chroniclers to the interested student and general reader." (Introd) The author, a monk from St. Alban's Abbey near London, describes the violent political history of his period and country

The Journey through Wales and The description of Wales / [by] Gerald of Wales; translated [from the Latin] with an introduction by Lewis Thorpe. Harmondsworth, [England]: Penguin, 1980, c1978. 333 p.
DA725 .G541 1978

  • Descriptions based on first-hand observations made by Gerald in 1188

The Kings before the Norman Conquest William of Malmesbury; translated from Latin by Joseph Stephenson. Lampeter, Wales: Llanerch Enterprises, 1989. 216 p.
DA170 .W54 1989

  • William was an English monk at the Benedictine monastery of Malmsbury and the most distinguished English historian of his time.

Knighton's Chronicle, 1337-1396. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995. 593 p.
DA170 .K55 1995

  • Parallel Latin text and English translation.

The Laws of the earliest English kings. Edited and translated by F.L. Attenborough. Cambridge: University Press, 1963.
KD19 .B2 A3 1963

Letters and papers illustrative of the reigns of Richard III and Henry VII / edited by James Gairdner. New York: AMS Press, repr. 1980, c1861.
DA25 .B5 No.24

The Letters of Lanfranc, Archbishop of Canterbury. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1979. 204 p.
DA199 .L2 A4 1979

  • Lanfranc was a scholar, theologian, Benedictine monk
  • translated into English

The Life and Campaigns of the Black Prince from Contemporary Letters, Diaries and Chronicles, including Chandos Herald's Life of the Black Prince. Boydell: Woodbridge, 1986.
DA234 .L53 1986

The Life of St. Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury  / Eadmer.  Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1972. 173 p.
BX4700 .A58 E21 1972

  • Eadmer was an English monk and companion of Anselm

Lives of Edward the Confessor. London: Longmans, 1858. 448 p.
DA25 .B5 No.3

The Magna Charta and other great charters of England / B.C. Barrington.  Littleton, Colorado: Rothman, 1993 [c1900]. 342 p.
KF4486 .B37 1900

  • includes Magna Charta, great charters, forest charters and other laws of Henry I, II, III, King John, Edward I

The Peasants' Revolt of 1381 / R.B. Dobson (comp).  London: Macmillan, 1983. 433 p.
DA235 .D62 1983

  • notes and introduction to original material on economic and social problems of 14th century England
  • narrative structure; "4-5 chronicles, often contradictory, are brought to bear on every important incident". (Pref)

The Peterborough Chronicle. Translated with an introduction by H.A. Rositzke. New York: Columbia University Press, 1981. 193 p.
DA130 .A54

Plumpton correspondence [microform]: a series of letters, chiefly domestick, written in the reigns of Edward IV, Richard III, Henry VII, and Henry VIII / Edward Plumpton, edited by Thomas Stapleton from Sir Edward Plumpton's book of letters, with notices historical and biographical of the family of Plumpton, of Plumpton. London: J.B. Nichols & Son, 1839
DA20 .R55 No.4

Privy purse expenses of Elizabeth of York: wardrobe accounts of Edward the Fourth / Nicholas Harris.  New York: Barnes & Noble, 1972. 265 p.
DA111 .N52 1830

Records of the Borough of Nottingham. Nottingham: Forman, 1855-1900. 9 v.
DA690 .N92 A16

  • v. 1-3, 1155-1547

Royal and historical letters illustrative of the reign of Henry III. London: Longman, 1862-66. 2 v.
DA25 .B5 No.27

  • Be sure to check for other titles in the series Rerum britannicarum medii aevi scriptores, DA 25 B5

Selden Society. Publications.
KF346 .A2 S44

  • eg. Yearbooks of Edward II
  • The Court Baron
  • Select cases concerning the law merchant
  • Select cases from the Coroner's Rolls

Select Documents of English Constitutional History, 1307-1485 / S.B. Chrimes and A.L. Brown (ed.).  London: Black, 1961. 398 p.
JN111 .C49

  • documents of major constitutional importance
  • in French, Latin and some English, with editorial notes

A Translation of Glanville / John Beames.  Washington, DC: John Byrne, 1900. 306 p.
KF385 .ZC2 G6313

The Westminster Chronicle, 1381-1394. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1982. 563 p.
DA235 .W37 1982

  • translated into English



The Annals of Fulda. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1992. 174 p.
DD126 .A56 1992

  • Ninth century histories/Manchester Medieval sources series

The Annals of St-Bertin. Manchester: MUP, 1991. v. 1-
DC70 .A2 A5613 1991

  • a detailed contemporary record of events in the Carolingian world, 830-882

Charlemagne's cousins: contemporary lives of Asalard and Wala / translated, with introduction and notes, by Allen Cabaniss. Syracuse, N.Y.: University Press, 1967. 226 p.
BX4700 .P2971 1967

  • Benedictine abbot and Chrologean (c785-860).

Carolingian Civilization: a reader / P.E. Dutton (editor).  Peterborough: Broadview Press, 1993. 513 p.
DC70 .C36 1993

  • selected readings from the period; primary source; English translations

The Life of Charlemagne / Einhard.  Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1960. 74 p.
DC73.32 .T85 1960

  • written by a confident of Charlemagne

The Murder of Charles the Good, count of Flanders / Galbert de Bruges, translated with an introduction and notes by James Bruce Ross. New York: Columbia University, 1960. 352 p.
DH801 .F46 G31

The Reign of Charlemagne: Documents on Carolingian Government and Administration. London: Arnold, 1975. 164 p.
DC73 .A2 R39 1975

  • provides an introduction to the historical sources relevant to the period
  • includes annals, biographies, capitularies, letters, charters, with introductory comments

The Rhetoric of Alcuin & Charlemagne / a translation with an introduction, the Latin text, and notes, by Wilbur Samuel Howell / Alcuin, 735-804.  Princeton: University Press, 1965. 175 p.
PN4103 .A5 1965

Son of Charlemagne: a contemporary life of Louis the Pious / Astronomous, fl.814-840, translated, with introduction and notes, by Allen Cabaniss. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 1961.
DC74 .V51 


Conquerors and chronicles of early-medieval Spain / translated with notes and introduction by Kenneth Baxter Wolf. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1990. 203 p. (Translated texts for historians; v.9).
DP96 .C6613 1990

Isidore of Seville's history of the kings of the Goths, Vandals and Suevi / translated from the Latin with an introduction by Guido Donino and Gordon B. Ford. 2nd rev. ed. Luden: Brill, 1970. 45 p.
D135 .I831 1970

  • This is a chronologically arranged history of the Visigoths from 256AD to 624AD

The Letters of Cassiodorus: being a condensed translation of the Variae epistolae of Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator / Senator Cassiodorus with an introduction by Thomas Hodgkin. London: H. Frowde, 1886.
DG506 .C31 1886

  • Cassiodorus was a Roman senator and Benedictine monk

Lives of the Visigothic fathers / translated and edited by A.T. Fear. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1997. 167 p. (Translated texts for historians; v.26).
BR1024 .L58 1997

The Origins and deeds of the Goths: in English version / Charles Christopher Mierow.  Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1908. 100 p.
D137 .J9

  • Translation of the Getica of Jordanes, a Christian Goth who wrote his account in 551AD.

The Variae of Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator: the right honourable and illustrious ex-quaestor of the palace, ex-ordinary consul, ex-master of the offices, praetorian prefect and patrician / Senator Cassiodorus, translated with notes and introduction by S.J.B. Barnish. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1992. 202 p. (Translated texts for historians; v.12).
DG506 .C3713 1992

  • "A selection of the official correspondence drafted by Cassiodorus between the 500s and 530s on behalf of Theodore, Ostrogothic King of Italy, and his successors


The Book of pontiffs (liber pontificalis): the ancient biographies of the first ninety Roman Bishops to AD 715 / translated with an introduction by Raymond Davis. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1989. 125 p. (Translated texts for historians. Latin series; 5).
BX950 .E6 L63 1989
  • Ninety papal biographies from St. Peter to AD 715. A mixture of fact and fiction

The Correspondence of Pope Gregory VII: selected from the Registrum. New York: Octagon Books, 1932. 212 p.
BX1187 .A41 1932

  • most important ecclestastical reformer of the Middle Ages
  • translated with introduction by E. Emerton

The Epistolae vagantes of Pope Gregory VII / Gregory VII, Pope.  Edited and translated by H.E.J. Cowdrey. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1972. 175 p.
BX1187 .A39 C67 1972

The Letters of Gerbert, with his papal privileges as Sylvester II. New York: Columbia University, 1961. 410 p.
BX1158 .A41

  • elected Pope in 999, Gerbert was one of the most learned figures of his time

The Lives of the ninth-century popes (Liber pontificalis): the ancient biographies of ten popes from A.D. 817-891 / translated with an introduction and commentary by Raymond Davis. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1995. 334 p. (Translated texts for historians; v.20).
BX950 .E6 D384 1995

Memoirs of the Papal Court / John of Salisbury.  London: Nelson, 1956. 89, 109 p.
BX953 .J613

  • translation of Historia pontificalis
  • humanist, philosopher, and Bishop of Chartres. The Memoirs are an account of his years in Rome

Selected letters of Pope Innocent III concerning England (1198-1216). London: Nelson, 1953. 248 p.
BX1236 .A4 1953

  • one of the most powerful medieval people
  • translated into English

The East

Decline and fall of Byzantium to the Ottoman Turks / by Doukas; an annotated translation of "Historia Turco-Byzantina' by Harry J. Magoulias. Detroit: Wayne Street University Press, 1975. 346 p.
DF631 .A2 D821 1975

  • Dukas was a Byzantine diplomat

The History of the World Conqueror / Ala-al-Din Ata-Malek Joveyni, translated from the text of Mirza Muhammad Qazvini by John Andrew Boyle. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1958.
DS22 .J871 1958

  • History of Gingles Khan, by a Persian historian and governor of Baghdad. He began writing in 1252/3. This work is a valuable source of information on the Mongols

Secret history / Procopius, translated by Richard Atwater; foreword by Arthur E.R. Boak Procopius. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Press, c1961.
DF572 .P83 1961

  • Procopius was the chief historian of the reign of Tustinian (327-565 AD)

The Secret history of the Mongols: the origin of Chinghis Khan: an adaptation of the Yuan Ch'ao Pi Shih, based primarily on the English translation by Francis Woodman Cleaves / Paul Kahn.  San Francisco: North Point Press, 1984.
DS19 .Y781 1984

The Seventh century in the west-Syrian chronicles / introduced, translated and annotated by Andrew Palmer; including two seventh-century Syriac apocalyptic texts, introduced, translated and annotated by Sebastian Brock; with added annotation and an historical introduction by Robert Hoyland. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1993. 305 p.
DS97 .S48 1993

  • "Part one presents 12 texts written between 636 and 847, including date-lists, king-lists, anecdotal chronicles, inscriptions and a contemporary memorandum of the Arab conquest. Part two contains a long extract from the Chronicle of AD 1234 with supplementary material from Michael the Syrian... Part three contains the last part of the Apocalypse of Pseudo-Methodius and a related text from Edessa" - back cover 


Bondage and travels of Johann Schiltberger: a native of Bavaria, in Europe, Asia, and Africa, 1396-142 / translated from the Heidelberg ms., ed. in 1859 by Professor Karl Friedrich Neumann, by Commander J. Buchan Telfer... with notes by Professor P. Brunn... and a preface, introduction, and notes by the translator and editor... Schiltberger, Johannes, b.1380 or 81. New York: B. Franklin, 1963-1983? 263 p. (Works issued by the Hakluyt Society; 1st ser., no. 58)
G161 .H2 

  • Schiltberger was a Bavarian nobleman and traveller
  • invaluable source for later medieval topography and history

Carolingian Chronicles: Royal Frankish Annals and Nithard's Histories. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1970.
DC70 .A2 S33 1970

  • covers a century of Carolingian history (741-843)
  • a comprehensive and detailed record by Nithard Charlemagne's grandson

The Chronicle of Hydatius and the Consularia Constantinopolitana: two contemporary accounts of the final years of the Roman Empire / Idatius. Bishop of Chaves, edited with an English translation by R.W. Burgess. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993. 270 p.
DG319 .I3313 1993

The Chronicle of San Juan de la Pena: a fourteenth-century official history of the Crown of Aragon / Pedro IV, King of Aragon.  Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1991. 141 p.
DP124.8 .P4313 1991

The Chronicle of the Slavs / Helmoldus, presbyter bosoviensis.  New York: Columbia University, 1935. 321 p.
DD145 .H481 1935

  • covers church history, political history for Saxony in the 12th century

Chronicles / J. Froissart.  Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1963. 224 p.
D113 .F921 1963

  • history of the first half of the Hundred Years' War
  • written between 1370-1404, it looks at events from the point of view of the nobility
  • also available in French: Chroniques. Paris: Droz, 1972 (D113 .F76 A24 1972)

The Deeds of Frederick Barbarossa / Otto. Bishop of Freising, translated and annotated with an introduction by Charles C. Mierow. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1994. 366 p.
DD149 .O8913 1953

  • contemporary account of the reign of Frederick Barbarossa, begun by his uncle, Bishop Otto, and continued by Otto's secretary
  • covers the first eight years of Frederick's reign

The Deeds of Louis the Fat / Suger, Abbot of Saint Denis.  Washington: Catholic University of America Press, 1992.
DC88.5 .S8413 1992

  • Suger was Abbot of Saint Denis in Paris, and a royal advisor to Louis VI and Louis VII
  • key source for 12th century French history

The Emperor Julian: panegyric and polemic: Claudius Mamertinus, John Chrysostom, Ephrem the Syrian / edited by Samuel N.C. Lieu. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1986. 146 p. (Translated texts for historians. Greek series; 1).
DG317 .E4513 1986

Feudal Society in Medieval France: documents from the County of Champagne. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1993. 162 p.
DC611 .C457 F48 1993

The Fourth book of the Chronicle of Fredegar, with its continuations / translated from the Latin with introduction and notes by J.M. Wallace-Hadrill.
DC64 .F781 1960

History of the Franks / Saint Gregory.  Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1974. 709 p.
DC64 .G7 T461 1974

  • Gregory became Bishop of Tours in 573 A.D. and was deeply involved in the political and religious life of Frankish Gaul
  • most important library source for the history of the Franks in the sixth century

History of the Lombards / Paul the Deacon / Paulus Diaconus, translated by William Dudley Foulke; edited, with introduction by Edward Peters. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1974.
DG511 .P381 1974

  • Lombard history from 568-744 by a Benedictine monk

The History of the tyrants of Sicily by "Hugo Falcandus," 1154-69 / Ugo Falcando, translated and annotated by Graham A. Loud and Thomas Wiedemann. Manchester; New York: Manchester University Press: Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press, c1998. 286 p. (Manchester medieval sources series).
DG867.26 .F3513 1998

  • A key source for the history of the medieval kingdom of Sicily

Imperial Lives and Letters of the Eleventh century / Theodor Ernest Mommsen.  New York: Columbia University, 1962. 215 p.
D201.3 .M46

  • text of The Deeds of Conrad II; The Life of the Emperor Henry IV; The Letters of Henry IV
  • includes bibliography

Late Merovingian France: History and Hagiography, 640-720. Manchester: University Press, 1996. 397 p.
DC64.7 .L38 1996

  • part of the Manchester medieval sources series
  • translations of little known material
  • aim is to present the essential sources of the past

The Letters of Lupus of Ferrieres / Servatus Lupus, Abbot of Ferrieres, translated [from several languages] with an introduction and notes by Graydon W. Regenos.
DC76.3 .L841 1966

Liber de Caesaribus / Victor, Sextus Aurelius, translated with an introduction and commentary by H.W. Bird. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1987; University of Pennsylvania Press, 1994. 228 p. (Translated texts for historians; v.17).
PA6966 .A4 1994

The Memories of Philippe de Commynes / Philippe de Commynes.  Columbia: University of South Carolina, 1969-73. 2 v.
DC106.9 .C71 1969

  • Commynes was a French diplomat. His Memoirs were just published in 1524
  • covers the period 1464-1498, the reigns of Louis XI and Charles VIII

The Murder of Charles the Good, Count of Flanders / Galbert de Bruges, translated with an introduction and notes by James Bruce Ross. New York: Columbia University, 1960. 352 p.
DH801 .F46 G31

  • account of the murder of Charles and its impact on Flemish society

Panegyric to the Emperor Theodosius / Latinus Pacatus Drepanius, translated with an introduction by C.E.V. Nixon. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1987. 122 p. (Translated texts for historians. Latin series; 2).
DG330 .P3313 1987

Seven French Chroniclers: Witnesses to History / P. Archambault (editor).  Syracuse: Syracuse U.P., 1974. 156 p.
DC36.9 .A72 1974

  • excerpts with extensive commentary

Vegetius: epitome of military science / Vegetius Renatus, Flavius, translated with notes and introduction by N.P. Milner. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1993. (Translated texts for historians; v.16).
U35 .V4413 1993

The Wars of Frederick II against the Ibelins in Syria and Cyprus, by Philip de Novie (ft. 13th century). New York: Columbia University Press, 1936. 230 p.
D181 .P5 A3 1936

  • translated into English with notes
  • concerns the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem, 1099-1244

The Works of Liudprand of Cremona translated for the first time into English with an introduction by F.A. Wright / Bishop of Cremna Liudprand.  London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1930.
D117 .A2 L5 1930

  • covers 10th century Europe and the East


An Arab-Syrian Gentleman and Warrior in the Period of the Crusades / Usamah Ibn-Murshid ibn Munqidh. New York: Columbia University Press, 1929. 265 p.
DS97 .U713 1929

  • translation by Philip K. Hitti

Arab Historians of the Crusades / F. Gabrieli (editor).  University of California Press, 1969.
D160 .A71 1969

  • selections from Arabic histories

Chronicles of the Crusades / Geoffri Villehardouin and Jean Joinville.  Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1963.
D151 .S52 1963

  • includes Joinville's Life of Saint Louis
  • both authors participated in the Fourth Crusade

Chronicles of the Crusades: Eye-witness Accounts of the War between Christianity and Islam / E.M. Hallam (editor).   New York: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1984. 400 p.
D151 .C47 1989

The Conquest of Constantinople / Robert de Clari, translated from the Old French of Robert de Clari by E.H. McNeal. New York: Octagon, 1966. 150 p.
D164 .A3 R621 1936

  • account of the Fourth Crusade by a participant

The Conquest of Jerusalem and the Third Crusade: sources in Translation. Brookfield, VT: Scolar Press, 1996. 196 p.
D163 .A3 C66 1996

  • collection of works translated from the Old French

Contemporary sources for the Fourth Crusade / edited by Alfred J. Andrea. Leiden, the Netherlands: Brill, 2000. 330 p. (Medieval Mediterranean; v.29)
D164 .A3 C66 2000

  • English translations, with introductions and notes, of Latin sources for the Fourth Crusade (1202-1204)

Crusader Syria in the thirteenth century: the Rothelin continuation of the History of William of Tyre with part of the Eracles or Acre text. Aldershot, England: Ashgate, 1999. 156 p.
D172 .C78 1999

Crusaders as Conquerors: the Chronicle of Morea. Translated from the Greek, with notes and introduction by H.E. Laurier. New York: Columbia University Press, 1964. 346 p.
DF623 .C56

The Crusades: a Documentary Survey / J.A. Brundage.  Milwaukee: Marguette University Press, 1962. 318 p.
D157 .B78 1962

The Crusades: Idea and Reality, 1095-1274 / L. Riley-Smith.  London: Arnold, 1981. xii, 191 p.
D151 .R54 1981

  • contains a translation of Pope Gregory VII's bull Audita trimendi (1187) which inaugurated the Third Crusade

Documents on the Later Crusades, 1274-1580. Edited and translated by N. Housley. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996. 204 p.
D172 .D63 1996

  • translations of documents originally in Old French, German, Italian, Spanish

The First Crusade: the chronicle of Fulcher of Chartres and other source materials / E. Peters (editor).  2nd ed. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, c1998.
D161.1 .F57 1998

  • includes material from non-Christian sources as well as material from the Council of Clermont, Peter the Hermit, letters of the crusaders

A History of Deeds Done Beyond the Sea / William of Tyre. New York: Columbia U.P.; 1943. 2 v.
D152 .G96

  • William, Archbishop of Tyre, wrote this history of Palestine from 614-1184, between 1169-1173

A History of the Expedition to Jerusalem, 1095-1127 / Fouter de Chartres, translated by F.R. Ryan; edited with an introduction by H.S. Fink. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1964. 348 p.
D161.1 .F681 1969

  • a chronicle of the First Crusade and a history of the Latin States in the East

The Jews and the Crusaders: the Hebrew Chronicles of the First and Second Crusades / S. Edelberg (editor).  Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1977. 186 p.
DS135 .G31 J48 1977

  • four Hebrew chronicles that relate what happened to the Jewish communes in Europe during the Crusades

The Life of Saladin, by Baha al-Din (1137-1193). Ibn Shaddad, Baha-al Din. London: 1897. 420 p.
D198.4 .S2 I241 1897

The Recovery of the Holy Land / Pierre Dubois.  New York: Columbia University Press, 1956. 251 p.
D152 .D831

  • Dubois was a French lawyer and political writer
  • translation with introduction and notes

The Song of the Cathar wars: a history of the Albigensian Crusade / William of Tudela and an anonymous successor / Guillaume, de Tudele.  Aldershot, England: Scolar Press, c1996. 210 p.
PC3340 .G84 C413 1996

Walter the Chancellor's The Antiochene wars: a translation and commentary / Walter, the Chancellor.  Aldershot, England: Ashgate, c1999. 230 p.
D192 .W35 1999


Abbot Suger on the Abbey Church of St. Denis and its Art Treasures. Edited, translated and annotated by Erwin Panofsky / Suger, Abbot of Saint Denis.  Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1979. 285 p.
NA5551 .S3 S74 1979

The Autobiography of Guibert, Abbot of Nogent-sous-Couay. London: Routledge, 1926. 223 p.
DC83 .G81

  • valuable source of social and religious history (1053-1124)

The Black Death / translated and edited by R. Horrox. Manchester: University Press, 1994. 364 p.
RC178 .A1 B53 1994

  • translation of contemporary accounts
Didascalicon: a Medieval Guide to the Arts / Hugh of St. Victor.  New York: Columbia University, 1961. 254 p.
B765 .H73 D53
  • Hugh was a French theologian, mystic and scholar
English Rural Society, 1200-1350 / J.T. Titow.  London: Allen and Unwin, 1969. 208 p.
HN385.5 .T56 1969
  • "intended for the undergraduate student [and] hopes to provide an introduction to the study of English rural society". (Pref)
  • documents: pp. 106-205
Handbook for William: a Carolingian Woman's Counsel for Her Son / by Dhuoda. Translated and with an introductioni by Carol Neel. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1991. 152 p.
BJ160 .D4813 1991
  • English translation of a book of conduct
Healing and society in medieval England: a Middle English translation of the pharmaceutical writings of Gilbertus Anglicus / edited with an introduction and notes by Faye Maire Getz. Madison, Wis.: University of Wisconsin Press, c1991.
R487 .G55313 G48 1991
  • fifteenth century translation of the Latin practice of medicine found in Compendium Medicinal, written before about 1250 by Gilbertus Anglicus, England's first notable medical writer
The History of Feudalism / D. Herlily (editor).  New Jersey: Humanities Press, 1979 (c.1970) 352 p.
JC111 .H45 1979
  • selections from original sources, translated into English
The Household Book of Queen Isabella of England. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 1971. 255 p.
DA230 .I82 1971
  • parallel Latin text and English translation
  • a household book was a document which would be presented at the end of each accounting year for the audit of the receipts and expenditures of the household in question
The Jews in Western Europe, 1400-1600. Translated and edited by J. Edwards. Manchester: University Press, 1994. 159 p.
DS135 .B81 J481 1994
  • translation of documents originally written in Latin, Hebrew, French, German, Portugues, Spanish, Italian
Life in the Middle Ages / G.G. Coulton (editor).  Cambridge: University Press, 1928. 4 v.
D127 .C6 1928
  • collection of readings organized under four topics: Religion, folklore, superstition; Chronicles, science, art; Men and manners; Monks, friars, nuns
  • valuable for cultural and social history
Medieval Culture and Society / D. Herlily (editor).  London: Macmillan, 1968. 410 p.
CB351 .H45 1968
  • short excerpts from original sources written between 500-1500 A.D.
A Medieval Home Companion: Housekeeping in the Fourteenth Century. Translated and edited by T. Bayard. New York: Harper Collins, 1991. 139 p.
TX17 .M4513 1991

Medieval Trade in the Mediterranean World. New York: Columbia U.P., 1955. 458 p.
HF395 .L86

  • excellent collection of primary sources, with critical introduction, notes and bibliography
On Divers Arts: the Treatise of Theophilus / Presbyter Theophilus, translated from the medieval Latin with introd. and notes by John G. Hawthorne and Cyril Stanley Smith. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1963.
N7420 .T383

Paston Letters / N. Davis (editor).  Oxford: Clarendon, 1958. 288 p.
DA240 .P33 1966

  • 95 letters written by 26 people; provides a look at the daily lives of a Norfolk family, 1420-1500
Patterns of Medieval Society / J. Adams.  Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1969. 306 p.
HN11 .A32 1969
  • includes biographies, chronicles, letters, legal documents, literary material organized under five headings: Christendom; Clergy; Nobles; Peasants; Bourgeosie

Rural Economy and Country Life in the Medieval West / G. Duby.  London: Arnold, 1968. 600 p.
HD1917 .D821 1968

  • text and documents, including extensive bibliography
  • documents: pp. 361-553
A Source Book for Medieval Economic History / R.C. Cave and H.H. Coulson.  New York: Biblio & Tannen, 1965, (c1936). 467 p.
HC41 .C28 1936

Source Book in Medieval Science / E. Grant (editor).  Cambridge, Mass: Harvard U.P., 1973. 864 p.
Q153 .G73 1973

  • more than 190 source readings from the 7th to 15th centuries, from the whole range of science
  • includes explanatory notes

University Records and Life in the Middle Ages / L. Thorndike.  New York: Columbia University Press, 1944. 476 p.
LA627 .T45

Walter of Henley's Husbandry: together with an anonymous Husbandry, Seneschaucie, and Robert Grosseteste's Rules / Walter de Henley.  London: Longman, Green, 1890.
S433 .H5 



Anchoritic Spirituality: Ancrene Wisse and Associated Works. New York: Paulist Press, 1991. 487 p.
PR1120 .A57 1991

  • English translation

The Anglo-Saxon missionaries in Germany: being the lives of SS. Willibrord, Boniface, Sturn, Leoba, and Lebuin, together with the Hodoeporicon of St. Willibald and a selection from the correspondence of St. Boniface / C.H. Talbot.  New York: Sheed & Ward, 1954.
BR754 .A1 T33

Basic Writings / Thomas Aquinas.  New York: Random House, 1945. 2 v.
BX890 .T45 E5 1945

  • selections from the writings of one of the most important medieval theologians

The Birth of popular heresy / R.I. Moore.  London: Edward Arnold, 1975. 166 p.
BT1313 .M64 1975

Beguine spirituality / Fiona Bowie.  New York: Crossroad: 1990, c. 1989.
BV5080 .B43 1990

  • mystical writings of Mechthild of Magdeburg, Beatrice of Nazareth, and Hadewijch of Brabant

The Book of pontiffs (liber pontificalis): the ancient biographies of ten popes from A.D. 817-891 / translated with an introduction and commentary by Raymond Davis. Philadelphia, PA.: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1995.
BX950 .E6 D384 1995

The Book of pontiffs (liber pontificalis): the ancient biographies of the first ninety Roman Bishops to AD 715 / translated with an introduction by Raymond Davis. Liverpool University Press: Liverpool, 1989.
BX950 .E6 L63 1989

Caesarius of Arles: life, testament, letters / Caesarius, of Arles, Saint, translated with notes and introduction by William E. Klingshirn. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1994. 155 p. (Translated texts for historians; v.19).
BR1720 .C2 C43 1994

  • written shortly after Caesarius' death by five clerics who knew him.

Chronicle of the Election of Hugh, Abbot of Bury St. Edmunds and Later Bishop of Ely. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1974. 208 p.
BX5107 .S5 T54 1974

  • parallel Latin text and English translation

The Council of Constance: the Unification of the Church. New York: Columbia University, 1961. 562 p.
BX830 1414 L6

  • includes Richental's Chronicles of the Council of Constance (1414-1418); Fillastrie's Diary of the Council of Constance, and Cerretano's Journals

Documents of the Christian Church / H.S. Bettison (editor).  London: Oxford U.P., 1963. 488 p.
BR141 .B4 1963

  • "the selection aims to provide illustrations of the development of the Church and of her doctrines for the benefit of the general reader and the general student". (Pref)

The Ecclesiastical History of Orderic Vitalis / Ordericus Vitalis, edited and translated with introduction and notes by Marjorie Chibnall. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1969. 409 p.
BR252 .O7 C4 1969

  • Oderic was the most remarkable chronicler of the Anglo-Norman world. His history combined a chronicle from the birth of Christ with a history of his own day
  • Library has v. 2

Francis and Clare: the complete works / Francis of Assisi.  New York: Paulist Press, 1982. 256 p.
BX890 .F665 1982

From St. Francis to Dante: a translation of all that is of primary interest in the chronicle of the Franciscan Salimbene (1221-1288) together with notes and illustrations from other medieval sources / George Gordon Coulton.  2nd ed. D. Nutt: London, 1907. 445 p.
BX4705 .S16C

Heresy and Authority in Medieval Europe: Documents in Translation / C. Peters.  Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1980. 310 p.
PT1319 .P46 1980

Hilary of Poitiers, conflicts of conscience and law in the fourth-century Church: "Against Valents and Ursacius", the extant fragments, together with his "Leter to the Emperor Constantius" / Hilary, Saint, Bishop of Poitiers, translated into English with introductions and notes, from the edition by Alfred Feder in Corpus Scriptorum Ecclesiasticorum Latinorum vol. LXV (1916) pp. 41-205, by Lionel R. Wickham. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1997. 128 p. (Translated texts for historians; v.25).
BR65 .H72 E5 1997

History of the Archbishops of Hanburg-Bremen / Adamus Bremensis.  New York: Columbia University, 1959.
BR854 .A3

  • Adam of Bremen's history (1075) is useful as a chronicle of events in parts of Northern Europe.

Letters of Bernard of Clairvaux / Bernard of Clairvaux.  Chicago: Regney, 1953. 530 p.
BX4700 .B5 A31 1953

  • letters written by the founder of the Cistercian Order

The Letters of Gerbert, with his papal privilages as Sylvester II / Sylvester II, Pope, translated with an introd. by Harriet Pratt Lattin. New York: Columbia University, 1961. (Records of civilization, sources and studies; no. 60).
BX1158 .A41

The Letters of Heloise and Abelard / P. Abelard.  Penguin: Harmondsworth, 1974. 304 p.
PA8201 .A4 1974

  • Abelard was a philosopher, teacher, author whose love affair with Heloise became a celebrated theme in European literature

The Little Flowers of St. Francis/The Mirror of Reflection / Francis of Assisi.  St. Bonaventure's Life of St. Francis. London: Dent, 1973. 397 p.
BX4700 .F63 E474 1973

The Lives of the eighth-century popes (Liber pontificalis): the ancient biographies of nine popes from AD 715 to AD 817 / translated with an introduction and commentary by Raymond Davis. Liverpool University Press: Liverpool, 1992. 260 p.
BX950 .E6 D38 1992

Lives of the Visigothic fathers / translated and edited by A.T. Fear. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1997. 167 p. (Translated texts for historians; v.26).
BR1024 .L58 1997

  • Consists of: Life and martyrdom of Saint Desiderius / King Sisebut -- The life of St. Aemilian the Confessor, called the hooded / Braulio of Saragossa -- The lives of the Fathers of Merida / [Paul the Deacon] -- On the lives of famous men / St. Ildefonsus of Toledo -- The life of St. Fructuosus of Braga / [Valerius of El Bierzo].
  • for those interested in the development of the church in Visigothic Spain, and its relationship with the Visigothic slate

The Medieval Church / R.H. Bainton.  Princeton, N.J.: Van Nostrand, 1962. 192 p.
BR252 .B17

  • Part I: History
  • Part II: Documents, pp. 89-186

Medieval Handbook of Penance: a Translation of the Principal Libri Poenitentialis and Selections from related documents / J.T. McNeill.  New York: Octagon Books, 1938. 476 p.
BX2260 .N24 1965

Meditations with Julian of Norwich / Julian, of Norwich.  Santa Fe, N.M.: Bear, 1986, c. 1983. 135 p.
BV4831 .J83 1983

The Register of Eudes of Rouen / Rigaldus, Odo, Abp. of Rouen.  New York: Columbia University, 1964. 779 p.
BX1529 .R5 B7

  • information on manners, morals, and dress of Normandy in the 13th century
  • glimpses of daily life, religious and secular

The Song of the Cathar wars: a history of the Albigensian Crusade / William of Tudela and an anonymous successor; translated by Janet Shirley. Aldershot, England: Scolar Press; Brookfield, Vt., USA: Ashgate Publ. Co., c1996. 210 p.
PC3340 .G84 C413 1996

The Triads / Gregory Palamas, Saint.  New York: Paulist Press, 1983. 172 p.
BX384.5 .G7313 1983

  • Gregory was a Byzantine monk and spokesman for the mystical sect of Hesychasm

Unity, heresy, and reform, 1378-1460: the conciliar response to the great schism / C.M.D. Crowder.  London: E. Arnold, 1977. 212 p.
BX825 .U53 1977

Victor of Vita: history of the vandal persecution / Victor, Saint, Bp. of Vita, translated with notes and introduction by John Moorhead. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1992. 11o p. (Translated texts for historians; v.10).
BR1608 .A46 V5313 1992

  • narrative of the Christian inhabitants of Africa prior to the time of Justinian


An Annotated Index of Medieval Women / A. Echols and M. Williams.  New York: Wiener, 1992. 635 p.
CT3220 .A66 1992 (2LBR)

  • excellent bibliography with some references to primary sources

The Book of Margery Kempe: the Text from the Unique Ms. Owned by Colonel W. Butler-Bowdon / Margery Kemp, edited by S. B. Meech. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1961, c1940. 441 p.
PR1119 .A2

The Dialogue / Catherine, of Siena, Saint.  New York: Paulist Press, 1980. 398 p.
BV5080 .C3613 1980

Harlots of the Desert: a Study of Repentance in Early Monastic Sources / Benedicta Ward.  Kalamazoo, Mich: Cistercian Publications, 1987. 113 p.
BR1713.5 .W37 1987

Hildegard of Bingen's Book of Divine Works with Letters and Songs / Hildegard, Saint, edited by Matthew Fox. Santa Fe, NM: Bear, 1987. 408 p.
BV5080 .H5413 1987

The Household Book of Dame Alice de Bryene. Bungay, Suffolk: Paradigm Press, 1984. 148 p.
TX17 .B79 1984

  • daybook of expenses in the household of Alice de Bryene at Acton during the year ending September 28, 1413.
  • shows the management of the household of a great lady at the time of Agincourt

The Lady as Saint: a Collection of French Hagiographic Romances of the Thirteenth Century. Edited by Brigitte Cazelles. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1991. 334 p.
PQ1302 .E5 L26 1991

The Lais of Marie de France: Text and Context / Glyn S. Burgess.  Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1987. 245 p.
PQ1494 .L7 B87 1987

A Legend of Holy Women: a Translation of Osbern Bokenham's Legends of Holy Women  / Osbern Bokenham.  Notre Dame: Univesity of Notre Dame Press, 1992. 219 p.
PR1840 .B5 L4413 1992

Letters of the Queens of England, 1100-1547. Edited by Anne Crawford. Stroud: Alan Sutton, 1994. 250 p.
DA170 .L48 1994

Life and Selected Revelations / Bridget, of Sweden, Saint, edited with a preface by Marguerite Tjader Harris, translation by Albert Ryle Kezel. New York: Paulist Press, 1990. 350 p.
BX4700 .B62 E5 1990

The Life of Christina of Markyate: a Twelfth Century Recluse. Edited and translated by C.H. Talbot. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1987, c1959. 192 p. (Oxford medieval texts.)
BX4700 .C567 L53 1987

A Medieval Woman's Mirror of Honor: the Treasury of the City of Ladies / Christine, de Pisan, Translated by Charity Cannon Willard; edited by Madeleine Pelner Cosman. Tenefly, NJ: Bard Hall Press, 1989. 266 p.
PQ1575 .L6913 1989

Medieval English Prose for Women: the "Katherine group" and Ancrene Wisse. Edited by Bella Millett and Jocelyn Wogan-Browne. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1990. 219 p.
PR1120 .M54 1990

Medieval women: a Social History of Women in England, 450-1500 / Henrietta Leyser.  New York: St. Martin's Press, 1995. 337 p.
HQ1147 .G7 L48 1995

  • includes primary material

Passionate Women: Two Medieval Mystics / Elizabeth Dreyer.  New York: Paulist Press, 1989. 89 p.
BV5095 .A1 D73 1989

The Plays of Hrotswitha of Gendersheim. Translated by Larissa Bonfante. Chicago: Bolchazy-Carducci, 1986. 182 p.
PA8340 .H76 1987

Scivias / Hildegard, Saint, translated by Mother Columba Hart and Jane Bishop. New York: Paulist Press, 1990. 545 p. (Classics of Western spirituality.)
BV5080 .H5513 1990

Three Medieval Views of Women: La Contenance des fames, Le Bien des fames, Le Blasme des fames. Translated and edited by Gloria K. Fiero, Wendy Pfeffer, Mathe Allain. New Haven, Conn: Yale University Press, 1989. 168 p.
PQ1327 .D5 T47 1989

Women and Religion: a Feminist Sourcebook of Christian Thought / Elizabeth A. Clark.  New York: Harper, c1977. 296 p.
BT704 .C52 1977

Women in England, c. 1275-1525: documentary sources. Translated and edited by P.J.P. Goldberg. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1995. 307 p.
DA170 .W66 1955

  • primary material in English on childhood, adolescence, marriage, labour, prostitution, laws, recreation, religion
Women of the English Nobility and Gentry, 1066-1500. Translated and edited by Jennifer Ward. Manchester, New York: Manchester University Press, 1995. 252 p.
DA170 .W67 1995

Women's Lives in Medieval Europe: a Sourcebook / E. Amt (editor).  New York: Routledge, 1993. 347 p.
HQ1143 .W65 1993 (2LB)

  • collection of primary sources for the study of women's lives, 500-1510

Women's Writing in Middle English. Edited by Alexandra Barratt. London: Longman, 1992. 328 p.
PR1120 .W66 1992

The Writings of Medieval Women / M. Thiebaux.  New York: Garland, 1987. 250 p. (Garland Library of Medieval Literature, v. 14)
PN667 .W74 1987

  • chronicles, biographies, letters, poetry
  • includes introductory notes for each writer, and bibliographies

Bibliographies -  Very useful for locating books and articles on your topics.

While many of these are located in the reference collection on the 2nd floor of the Library Block, consult the Library Catalogue to confirm the location.

A Bibliography of Domesday Book. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1986.
DA190 .D7 B37 1986

A Bibliography of English history to 1485. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1975.
DA130 .G72 1975

A Cumulative bibliography of medieval military history and technology. / Kelly DeVries.  Leiden: Brill, 2002.
D128 .D48 2002

Alchemy: a bibliography of English-language writings. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1980.
QD26 .P78 1980

  • scholarly
  • includes texts and secondary works

An Anglo-Saxon and Celtic Bibliography, 450-1087. Folcroft, Pa.: Folcroft Library Editions, 1970 (2 vols.)
DA130 .B64 1957

  • basic reference work for cultural and historical material
An annotated bibliography of the Holy Roman Empire. New York: Greenwood, 1986.
DD89 .Z66 1986
  • over 3,000 titles on rulers, church, nobility, peasantry, research, economic history, war, culture

Ancrene Wisse, the Katherine Group, and the Wooing Group / B. Millett. Rochester, N.Y.: Brewer, 1996.
PR255 .M55 1996

  • bibliography of medieval women's writings

Anglo-Norman England, 1066-1154.  Michael Altschul.  sl.: sn., 1969.
DA195 .A66 1969

Anglo-Saxon history: an annotated bibliography, 450-1066.  Joel T. Rosenthal.  New York: AMS Press, 1985.  (AMS studies in the Middle Ages; no.7).
DA152 .R67 1985

Bibliography of British economic and social history. 2nd ed.  Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1984.
HC253 .C525 1984

  • begins 1066 AD
  • books and articles in English

British economic and social history: a bibliographical guide.  R.C. Richardson.  3rd ed.  Manchester: Manchester University Press, c1996. (History and related disciplines select bibliographies)
HC253 .C525 1996

Domestic society in medieval Europe: a select bibliography / Michael M. Sheehan.  Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 1990.
HQ611 .S52 1990

  • includes family, marriage, attitudes to sex and marriage, celibacy, state, women, children, elderly, outcasts and dress

Europe in transition: a select, annotated bibliography of the Twelfth-Century Renaissance. New York: Garland, 1989.
D201.8 .F47 1989

Family and marriage in medieval Europe: a working bibliography / Michael M. Sheehan. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1976.
HQ611 .S53 1976

A Guide to the study of medieval history / L.J. Paetow.  London: Kegan Paul, 1931.
D117 .P34 1980

Late medieval England, 1377-1485 / DeLloyd J. Guth.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1976.
DA235 .G86 1976

Late medieval England (1377-1485): a bibliography of historical scholarship, 1975-1989 / Joel T. Rosenthal. Kalamazoo: Medieval Institute Publ.; 1994.
DA245 .R67 1994

Literature of medieval history, 1930-1975 / G.L. Boyce. Millwood, N.Y.: Kraus, 1980. (5 vols)
D117 .P34 1931 Suppl.

  • supplement to  Paetow's "Guide to the Study of Medieval History"
  • lists 50 years of scholarship
  • primary emphasis is on political history

The Lyrics of the Trouvères: a research guide (1970-1990) / [compiled and annotated by] Eglal Doss-Quinby.  New York: Garland, 1994.
PQ199 .D669 1994

Matrology: a bibliography of writings by Christian women from the first to the fifteenth century. New York: Continuum, 1994.
BR117 .K33 1995

The Medieval Charlemagne legend: an annotated bibliography / by Susan E. Farrier.  New York: Garland, 1993.
PQ203.5 .C45 F37 1993

Medieval heresies: a bibliography 1960-1979 / by Carl T. Berkhout and Jeffrey B. Russell. Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 1981.
BT1319 .B45 1981

Medieval iconography: a research guide / John Block Friedman.  New York: Garland, 1998. (Garland medieval bibliographies; vol. 20)
NX449 .F75 1998

  • "Aim of this reference work is to assist the researcher to locate visual notifs" in the Middle Ages

Medieval Ireland c1170-1495: a bibliography of secondary works. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 1971.
DA933 .A84 1971

Medieval science and technology: a selected, annotated bibliography. New York: Garland, 1985.
Q124.97 .K724 1985

Medieval sexuality: a research guide / Joyce E. Salisbury.  New York: Garland, 1990.
HQ14 .S34 1990

Medieval Studies: a bibliographical guide. New York: Garland, 1983.
CB351 .C75 1983

  • bibliography of major collections of sources and secondary literature for students and scholars
  • books only

Medieval visions of heaven and hell: a sourcebook / by Eileen Gardiner.  New York: Garland, 1993.
BT833 .G47 1993

Medieval women and the sources of medieval history. Athens, Ga.: University of Georgia Press, 1990.
HQ1143 .M43 1990
  • essays on various aspects of medieval women's history.
  • studies of how medieval sources can be read for women's history

Pilgrimage in the Middle Ages: a research guide.  New York: Garland, 1993.  (Garland medieval bibliographies; vol. 16).
BV5067 .D38 1993

Renaissance humanism, 1300-1550; a bibliography of materials in English.  New York: Garland, 1985.
CB361 .K63 1985

Women in Western European history: a select chronological, geographical and topical bibliography. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1982-84 (2 vols.)
HQ1587 .F72 1982

  • selective bibliography of 17,381 references to tools/periodicals articles

Biographies - all located in the 2LB Reference Collection

A Biographical dictionary of Dark Age Britain: England, Scotland and Wales, 500-1050.  London: Seaby, 1991.
DA152 .W55 1991

An annotated index of medieval women / [edited] by Anne Echols and Marty Williams.  New York: Markus Wiener, 1992.
CT3220 .A66 1992

Extraordinary women of the Medieval and Renaissance world: a biographical dictionary / Carole Levin.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2000. 
HQ1143 .E93 2000

The Late medieval age of crisis and renewal, 1300-1500: a biographical dictionary / edited by Clayton J. Drees.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2001.
CB353 .L38 2001

The Rise of the medieval world, 500-1300: a biographical dictionary / edited by Jana K. Schulman.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2002.
CT114 .R57 2002

Who's who in early medieval England, 1066-1272 / Christopher Tyerman.  London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1996.
DA177 .T94 1996

Who's who in the Middle Ages / Mary Ellen Snodgrass.  Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, c2001. 
CT114 .S56 2001

.hronologies -  While many of these are in the reference collection on the 2nd floor of the Library Block, consult the Library catalogue to confirm the location.

A Chronology of Islamic history, 570-1000 C.E. / Habibur Rahman.  London: Mansell, 1989.
DS38.3 .R33 1989

Chronology of European history, 15,000 B.C. to 1997.  Pasadena, Calif.: Salem Press, 1997.  3 v.
D11 .C47 1997

Chronology of the ancient world, 10,000 B.C. to A.D. 799 / H.E.L. Mellersh. New York: Simon & Schuster, repr. 1994, c1976.
CB311 .M4 1976A

Chronology of the medieval world, 800 to 1491 / R.L. Storey. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1973.
D118 .S74 1973

  • political events shown on left-hand pages with religious, intellectual and artistic events appearing on the corresponding right-hand pages.

Rulers and governments of the world.  London: Bowker, 1977-78.  3 v.
D11.5 .R84 1977

Women's world: a timeline of women in history.  New York: Harper Perennial, 1995

Atlases - use to locate maps of the medieval world. 

Most will be located in the reference collection on the 2nd floor of the Library Block.   Use the Library Catalogue to confirm the location of the work.

Atlas of medieval Europe / by Donald Matthew.  Oxford: Phaidon, 1984.
CB351 .M293 1983

The Cambridge illustrated atlas of warfare: the Middle Ages / Nicholas Hooper.  New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995.
G1034 .H66 1996

Muir's historical atlas, ancient, medieval & modern.  London: G. Philip, 1976.  2 v. in 1.
G1030 .M95 1976

Shepherd's historical atlas / William R. Shepherd. (9th rev. ed.) New York: Barnes & Noble, 1973.
G1030 .S54 H5 1973

  • for many years the standard historical atlas, 1450 BC-1973 AD
  • no accompanying text to explain maps

Crusades  - selected resources (consult the Library Catalogue for the location of these works)

An Arab-Syrian gentleman and warrior in the period of the Crusades: memoirs of Us*amah ibn-Munqidh / translated from the original manuscript by Philip K. Hitti.  New York: Columbia University Press, c2000.
DS97.3 .U8313 2000

The Atlas of the Crusades. New York: Facts on File, 1990.
G1034 .A84 1990

  • maps with accompanying text

Contemporary sources for the Fourth Crusade.  Leiden, the Netherlands: Brill, 2000.  (Medieval Mediterranean; v.29).
D164 .A3 C66 2000

The Conquest of Jerusalem and the Third Crusade: sources in translation / Peter W. Edbury.  Brookfield: Scholar Press, 1996.
D163 .A3 C66 1996

Contemporary sources for the Fourth Crusade / [edited by Alfred J. Andrea]. Leiden, the Netherlands: Brill, 2000.
D164 .A3 C66 2000

  • The Registers of Innocent III -- Count Hugh of Saint Pol's report to the West -- The Devestatio Constatinopolitana -- The Anonymous of Soissons -- The Deeds of the Bishops of Halberstadt -- Ralph of Coggeshall: Chronicle -- Alberic of Trois Fontaines: Chronicle.

The Crusades: a bibliography with indexes / James F. McEaney.  Hauppauge, N.Y.: Nova Science Publishers, c2002.
D157 .M43 2002

The Crusades: a reader / edited by S.J. Allen and Emilie Amt.  Peterborough, Ont.: Broadview Press, c2003.
D151 .C777 2003

Documents on the later crusades, 1274-1580. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996.
D172 .D63 1996

Encyclopedia of the crusades / Alfred J. Andrea.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2003.
D155 .A63 2003

The First Crusade: the chronicle of Fulcher of Chartres and other source materials / edited by Edward Peters.  2nd ed.  Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, c1998.
D161.1 .F57 1998

Historical atlas of the crusades / Angus Konstam.  New York: Checkmark Books, c2002.
D158 .K66 2002

Historical dictionary of the crusades / Corliss K. Slack.  Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2003.
D155 .S53 2003

The Oxford illustrated history of the crusades / edited by Jonathan Riley-Smith.  Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 1995. 
D157 .O94 1995

The Templar of Tyre: Part III of the 'Deeds of the Cypriots' / Paul Crawford (editor).  Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, 2003.
D177 .C4713 2003

Byzantinum - selected resources (consult the Library Catalogue for the location of these works).

A Biographical dictionary of the Byzantine empire / Donald Nicol.  London: Seaby, 1991. 
DF506 .N53 1991

Byzantium in the iconoclast era (c.680-850): the sources: an annotated survey / Leslie Brubaker, John Haldon.  Aldershot, England; Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, c2001.
DF571 .B78 2001

A Concise historical atlas of Eastern Europe / Dennis P. Hupchick and Harold E. Cox.  New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996.
G2081 .S1 H87 1996

The Emperors of Rome and Byzantium: chronological tables for history students and coin collectors / David R. Sear.  London: Seaby, 1974.
DG274 .S43 1974

Historical dictionary of Byzantium / John H. Rosser.  Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2001.
DF552 .R67 2001

The Oxford dictionary of Byzantium.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.  3 v.
DF521 .093 1991

Readings in late antiquity: a sourcebook / Michael Maas.  London: Routledge, 2000.
DG78 .R39 2000