A project of the Italian Studies Department's Virtual Humanities Lab at Brown University, Decameron Web provides information on the literary, historical, and cultural context of Boccaccio's Decameron, 1994-present.
1994-present; easily accessible and flexible wealth of information on the literary, historical and cultural context of Boccaccio's Decameron. [This resource is publicly available.]
Data file with165,000 records for office holders of the Florentine Republic during its 250-year history, 1282-1532.
This site gives access to a database (c. 165,000 records) with information about office holders of the Florentine Republic during its 250-year history. The database was developed initially by Professor David Herlihy at Harvard and Brown Universities, and then completed under the direction of Professors R. Burr Litchfield and Anthony Molho at Brown University. An edition of the Tre Maggiori, Guild elections and Birth registrations is now available. [This resource is publicly available.]
An online resource that reviews new books coming out about the Middle Ages. This was modeled on the Bryn Mawr Classical Reviews. You can subscribe to get new reviews sent to you by email, but there is also an archive of older reviews.
Developed and maintained by the Bibliotheque nationale de France, Gallica is a vast and growing collection of digitized resources in French and other Western European languages. It currently offers over 100,000 digitized texts and 300,000 images. The emphasis of the site is on documents of historical or cultural value. Some sections of the site focus on literary collections such as Gallica classique, on specific themes such as Proust or utopia, or on a particular format such as periodicals. [This resource is publicly available.]
Reassembles the Bayeux Tapestry in a continuous scrolling format and-presents annotations of scholarship, current
Current; this electronic edition reassembles all of the Tapestry in a continuous scrolling format, and-presents annotations of scholarship precisely keyed to relevant sections of the textile. At the heart of the editions-presentational mode lies a "seamless" reproduction of the Tapestry, which displays approximately seven feet of the work on screen at one time. Users may click on the forward or backward arrows to scroll the Tapestry in the desired direction, and may magnify any given section of the textile up to the level of the actual weave.