Kevin Roddy's Webpage at UCDavis

     Medieval Studies Majors at the Spring Picnic, 2009
     Medieval Studies Majors at the Farewell Picnic, 2010
     Medieval and Early Modern Studies Main Web Page

Résumé, Poetry, and Art

UC Summer Abroad Programs, 2006-2014:

Northern England, United Kingdom
Castles and Cathedrals in Northern Britain: Astonishing Structures: From Hadrian’s Wall to York and Durham July 8-August 3, 2014

Castles in Northern Britain: From Hadrian’s Wall to Bolton, and Mary, Queen of Scots, July 1-28, 2012
Draft Schedule and Syllabus

York, United Kingdom
Warriors and Monks in Medieval Yorkshire, August 3-28, 2009

London, England; Paris, France; Florence and Rome, Italy
The Grand Tour, 2008

Sigtuna, Sweden
Photos, 2006
Photos, 2007




Google Scholar


Medieval Electronic Scholarly Alliance
Medieval Academy Links to Electronic Resources

Speculum. The Digital Middle Ages. 92:S1 (October 2017)
Online Books Page (University of Pennsylvania)
Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship Medieval Works Available for Download by FTP (Montclaire) [pdf files]
Medieval Sourcebook (Fordham)
Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies
Byzantine and Medieval Web Links (Fordham)
NetSerf: An Internet Connection for Medieval Resources (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Labyrinth Medieval Culture Home Page
The Heroic Age with Links
Byzantine Page (Fordham)
Version 0.7 of Junicode, (Peter Baker's font for medievalists)


General Art

International Center of Medieval Art
Images of Medieval Art and Architecture (Alison Stones, University of Pittsburg)
Glossary of Medieval Art and Architecture (Alison Stones, University of Pittsburg)
ARTSTOR (Participating Institution Membership Required))

Architectural Sites

Fountains Abbey, Yorkshire (Kevin Roddy, The University of California, Davis)
St. Kevin's Monastery, Glendalough, County Wicklow, Ireland (Joseph Coulombe, The University of California, Davis)
Ancient and medieval architecture [European Union, especially Eastern Europe, Scotland, Wales]
The Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture in Britain and Ireland (Courtauld Institute of Art)
The Sistine Chapel at the Vatican

Art Styles

Foundations of Irish Culture Project (National University of Ireland, Galway)
Les Spendeurs de St. Martial de Limoges au Temps d'Ademar de Chabannes


Digital Scriptorium Project [University of California, Berkeley, and Columbia University]
Catalogue of Digitized Medieval Manuscripts [University of California, Los Angeles]
Manuscript Studies: A Journal of the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies [University of Pennsylvania Press]
Wijsman, Hanno (2017) "The Bibale Database at the IRHT: A Digital Tool for Researching Manuscript Provenance," Manuscript Studies: Vol. 1 : Iss. 2 , Article 10. [University of Pennsylvania Press]
Littera Carolina: The Network for the Study of Caroline Minuscule [The Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies at the University of Pennsylvania and the Association for Computers and the Humanities]
French Renaissance Paleography [The Newberry Library]
Italian Renaissance Paleography [The Newberry Library]
Codice Pelavicino Digitale
Early Irish Manuscripts Project [Trinity College, Dublin]
Digital versions of medieval manuscripts [National Library of Wales]
Digital collections of German libraries with medieval and early modern manuscripts (Klaus Graf)
Digitalisierte Handschriften in Österreich (Klaus Graf)
Vol du Codice Calixtino (Jean Luc Deuffic)
Codex Sinaticus (British Library)
Lichfield Cathedral's St Chad Gospels (8th century) and Wycliffe New Testament (~1410) (Bill Endres, University of Kentucky)
Islamic Manuscripts at Michigan (University of Michigan)
Seymour Montefiore Robert Rosso de Ricci Census of Manuscripts, Great Britain and Ireland
Livres carolingiens, manuscrits de Charlemagne à Charles le Chauve
Les Signets de la Bibliothèque nationale de France (References and links to many manuscript collections)
Parker Library on the Web [Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, Stanford University Libraries, and Cambridge University Library]
Digitising Rylands Arabic MS 42, The Giant Qur’an of Kansuh al-Ghuri [Manchester]
The Schoenberg Database of Manuscripts (SDBM)
e-codices: Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland
Biblioteca digitale [Biblioteca Ambrosiana]
Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts British Library
'Treasures known and unknown in the British Library'
Scriptorium: Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts Online [An AHRC-funded project, Cambridge University]
English Handwriting: An Online Course [Cambridge University]
Medieval manuscripts in Dutch Collections (Koninklijke Bibliotheek)

Manuscripts: Electronic Editions

Edition Visualization Technology (Roberto Rosselli Del Turco)
St. Albans Psalter (Jane Geddes, University of Aberdeen)
Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text and Image (SCETI) (University of Pennsylvania)
Codices Electronici Sangallenses (CESG) Virtual Library
The Premonstratensian Gradual from the Monastery at Bellelay (12th c.) (Editions electroniques de l'Ecole nationale des chartes)
Medieval and Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts from Western Europe (New York Public Library Digital Gallery)
Life of Edward the Confessor (Cambridge University Library)
Cotton Nero A.x. Project (University of Calgary)
The Burnet Psalter (University of Aberdeen)
Early Manuscripts at Oxford University
Medieval Manuscripts (The National Library of the Netherlands)
Medieval Manuscript Manual (Medieval Studies, Central European University, Budapest)
Inventory-Catalogue of the Drawings of the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan (Notre Dame)
Fondo Plutei of the Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana
Renaissance Dante in Print (1472-1629).
Les tres riches heures de Duc du Berry
Glossator: Practice and Theory of the Commentary
Paleography exercises (Comptes des chatellenies savoyardes)
A Collaborative Model for Medieval Manuscript Layout Dissemination (JCDL 2011)
Thomas L. Gravell Watermark Archive


The Visionary Cross Project A free beta test of its viewer for the Ruthwell Cross (Daniel O’Donnell, University of Lethbridge)
Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance Art and Architecture [Michael Greenhalgh, Australia National University]
Discover Islamic Art
The Vatican Exhibit
The Gertrude and Robert Metcalf Collection of Images of Stained Glass (Index of Christian Art) [Princeton]
Heraldic Atlas (terms of heraldry)
Treasures of the Louvre
Sculptures and Miniatures (13th-16th centuries) (Emil Kren and Daniel Marx, Web Gallery of Art)
The International Center for Medieval Art [Sharing personal images of medieval art and architecture, using Flickr]
The Limestone Sculpture Provenance Project (The International Center of Medieval Art)


Classics Resources (John Porter, University of Saskatchewan)
Lacus Curtius (University of Chicago)
EAGLE (Europeana Network of Ancient Greek and Latin Epigraphy) A scholarly network providing to digitized inscriptions from the Graeco-Roman world by uniting under one portal academic partners, who supply the digital content stored in their databases.
Arachne: A Journal of Ancient Literature and History on the Web
Perseus Project Home Page (Tufts)
Roman Provincial Coinage project: Roman Provincial Coinage in the Antonine Period project [Ashmolean Museum]
Transformation: The Emergence of a Common Culture in the Northern Provinces of the Roman Empire from Britain to the Black Sea up to 212 A.D.


Greek and Roman Authors on Lacus Curtius (Bill Thayer, University of Chicago)
Greek and Roman Texts (Tufts University--The Perseus Project)
The Internet Classics Archive (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
The Timaeus by Plato
Supplementary Content [From One Book, The Whole Universe: Plato's Timaeus Today, by Jon Solomon, Ann Bergren, and Sean Carroll]
The Duke Papyrus Archive has two primary components. The Papyrological Navigator (PN) supports searching, browsing, and aggregation of ancient papyrological documents and related materials; the Papyrological Editor (PE) enables multi-author, version controlled, peer reviewed scholarly curation of papyrological texts, translations, commentary, scholarly metadata, institutional catalog records, bibliography, and images.
Sextus Iulius Frontinus, On the Water-Management of the City of Rome (De Aquaeductu Urbis Romae [Translated by R. H. Rodgers, The University of Vermont}

Classical Archeology

Pompeii Forum Project

Latin Language and Literature

Latin Dictionary (Notre Dame)
Words by William Whitaker (Notre Dame)
More Latin Dictionary Links
Cursus in Clausula [Università degli studi di Udine]
The Aeneid by Virgil
Christian Latin Library [Medieval as well] [George Mason University]
Medieval Latin Library [George Mason University]
The Gesta Romanorum [Saint Louis University]


The Economic History of Byzantium: From the Seventh through the Fifteenth Century [Dumbarton Oaks]
Old English coins (British Museum)


Mapping the Medieval Countryside English Royal Inquistions (Matthew Holford)
Historical Maps (University of Texas)
Early Medieval Maps
Historic Cities Maps (Hebrew University, Jerusalem)
"Mapping the Past" Group (King's College, London)
Medieval Sourcebook Maps (Fordham)
Maps of the Old English kingdoms (Sean Miller)



Frink data file for non-changing units


Monastic Wetland Management (Past Horizons)

Source Studies

*selgǟ: A Catalogue of Primary Source Materials for Celtic Studies [A. G. van Hamel Foundation for Celtic Studies]
Medieval Sources Online (Manchester University Press) [UCD IP addresses only]
Medieval Memoria Online (MeMO) (Truus van Bueren, University of Utrecht)
British History Sources, 1500-1900 (ConnectedHistories: Some resources require subscription)
Leeds Medieval History Texts in Translation (University of Leeds)
Regesta Pontificum Romanorum In the near future there will be a regest for every papal contact prior to the year 1198. As of now just 282 regesta of the Bohemia-Moravia (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg)
Pope Gregory VII Information Database "Information on where and in which collections/contexts the letters of pope Gregory VII were transmitted (Christian Schwaderer, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tûbingen)
The Magna Carta
Parliament Rolls of Medieval England (British History Online)
Holinshed's Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland

European Studies

Medieval Histories(Denmark)
The Book of Henryków: Digitalised (Fides Digital Library)
Sawyer Seminar, "Disputation: Arguing In and Out of the University"(Videotaped Sessions) [Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, UCLA]
Online Encyclopedia for Medieval Studies
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (Yale Avalon project)
Sutton Hoo (British Museum)
Old English artifacts (British Museum)
England c.450-1066 [Sean Miller,]
KEMBLE: Anglo-Saxon Charters [British Academy / Royal Historical Society]
The Electronic Sawyer: Peter Sawyer's Anglo-Saxon Charters: an Annotated List and Bibliography (King's College, London)
The DEEDS Project: Dating Medieval English Charters [University of Toronto]
The online Cartulaire blanc of the French abbey of Saint-Denis
Medieval German Historical Sources (BYU)
Mediaevum Mediävistik im Internet
Urban History English, with International Links
Time Reference English, with some European Events
Deeds of Arms Source Book
Durham Liber Vitae Project (King's College London)
Henry III Fine Rolls Project (King's College London)
History Guide: The Middle Ages [The Bavarian State Library, Munich, and Clio-online]
Online editions of the Ecole des Chartes


Digital cartularies of the region Ile-de-France The library of the école des chartes has a collection of early XXth century editions of cartularies of the region Ile-de-France, which surrounds Paris.
  • Cartulary of the Abbey of Saint-Martin de Pontoise
  • Cartulary of the Abbey of Notre-Dame de la Roche
  • Cartulary of the royal Abbey of Montmartre
  • Cartulary of the Abbey of Porrois
  • Priory of Saint-Germain-en-Laye
  • Liber testamentorum Sancti Martini de Campis
  • Cartulary and censier (liber censuum) of Saint-Merry de Paris
  • Cartulary of Saint-Spire de Corbeil

Middle Eastern Studies

Digital Resource for Historians of Islamic Art and Culture (William Noel, Amy Landau, Walters Art Museum)
Islamic History in Arabia and the Middle East
Al-Khazina, an interactive database for the study of Islamic Culture (Princeton)
History of the Crusades (Univ. of Wisconsin Digital Collection [1969])
American Oriental Society
Electronic Resources for Middle East-Related Sites, provided by the Middle East Medievalists Association, University of Wisconsin, Eau-Claire.
Middle East-History, provided by the University of Chicago


Avalon Project (Yale)
Fiqh-us-Sunnah--Islamic Law (USC)
Collection of Swiss Law Sources to 1798 (Swiss Lawyers' Society)
Corpus Juris Canonici (1582) (UCLA, CMRS) A facsimile edition of the Decretals of Gregory IX as they appeared with marginal commentary in the Corpus canonicum glossatum promulgated by Gregory XIII in 1580.
Digitizing Bracton (Harvard)
The Visigothic Code: (Forum judicum) (ed. S.P. Scott)
Early English Laws (EEL) Bibliography [a collaboration between the Institute of Historical Research and King's College London, in the period between c. 600 and 1215, searchable by category, author and date of publication]


DIXIT: Digital Scholarly Editions Initial Training Netwiork (University of Cologne)
Biblioteca Augustana [Fachhochschule Augsburg]: Greek, Latin, European Languages]
LECTIO, the Leuven Centre for the study of the transmission of texts and ideas in Antiquity, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
Medieval Sourcebook (Fordham)
Online Medieval and Classical Library (Douglas B. Killings and Roy Tennant)
Medieval Drama Links

Arabic and Persian Language and Literature

Arabic Studies (University of Pennsylvania)

English Literature


The DIMEV: An Open-Access, Digital Edition of the Index of Middle English Verse (Virginia Tech University )
Overview of the Old English language (University of Texas. Austin)
Bright's Anglo-Saxon Reader
Introduction to Old English (Oxford: Blackwell, 2003)
(university of Michigan)
Old English/Modern English dictionary (Comcast)
Old English at the University of Virginia (Audio, exercises and fonts)
Beowulf on Steorarume (Benjamin Slade, ed. and trans., including other Old English materials)
Complete texts of all The Complete Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Poetry (O.D. Macrae-Gibson, University of Aberdeen)
Data Base of 11th-Century Old English (University of Manchester)
Circolwyrde Wordhord (University of Arizona)
"Middle English Compendium," including the online version of the Middle English Dictionary (University of Michigan)
Middle English Texts (University of Michigan)
A Glossarial Database of Middle English (Larry D. Benson)
Robin Hood Page (University of Rochester)

Language Assistance

The Middle English Teaching Resources Online [Harvard]

Individual Texts

The Electronic Beowulf
The Brut Manuscript (University of Michigan)
Chaucer: Canterbury Tales
Geoffrey Chaucer: The Electronic Canterbury Tales (University of Alaska)
Canterbury Tales Project (University of Birmingham)
Open Access to the Canterbury Tales (Louisian State University)
Digital Catalogue of the pre-1500 Manuscripts and Incunables of the Canterbury Tales (Dan Mosser, University of Vermont)
The New Stemmatics: Data: Canterbury Tales, Old Norse Sólarljóð (Peter Robinson)
Piers Plowman Electronic Archive (University of Virginia)
Le Morte Darthur: Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table, Volume 1 (University of Virginia)
Le Morte Darthur: Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table, Volume 2 (University of Virginia)
Paston family. Paston letters and papers of the fifteenth century (University of Virginia)

French Literature

ARTFL Project: French Literature
Marie de France: Manuscript Sources (Robert D. Peckham, University of Tennessee at Martin)
Manuscripts of Medieval France with Vernacular Texts (Robert D. Peckham, University of Tennessee at Martin)
(Research Centre of Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts)
Textual Sources for Vernacular Theater in Medieval France (Robert D. Peckham, University of Tennessee at Martin)
Anglo-Norman Online Hub (University of Wales Aberystwyth and the University of Wales Swansea)
A Collection of French Medieval Texts
Cretien de Troyes: Le Chevalier de la charrette
John de Froissart's Chronicles

Irish Literature and Culture

The Táin Bó Cuailnge (The Cattle Raid of Cooley) [Mara Vejby, UCDavis]
Eschenchas: An Electronic Resource for the Study of Medieval Irish Texts [Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic (University of Cambridge)]
Historical Corpus of Irish 1600 - 1926 This online corpus makes 19 million words of Irish, from over 3000 printed texts.[The Royal Irish Academy's Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge (Historical Dictionary of Irish)]
CELT, Corpus of Electronic Texts
St Gall Priscian glosses Inc. Glosses written in Old Irish [850-1]
Irish Literary Sources and Resources (Michael Sundermeier, Creighton University)
Irish Resources in the Humanities (University of Maryland)
Onomasticon Goedelicum locorum et tribuum Hiberniae et Scotiae [University of Cork]

Italian Literature

Corpus OVI dell'Italiano antico (Institute Opera del Vocabolario Italiano)
Boccaccio Web Site
Princeton Dante Project (Princeton University)
Digital Dante (Columbia University)
General Dante Site
Danteworlds (Guy Raffa, Univ. of Texas, Austin)
iDante for iPad (Commercial)

Medieval Latin Literature

The Monumenta Germaniae Historica (Bayerische StaatsBibliothek)
The Planctus for William Longsword (Robert Helmerichs)

Nordic Literature

Icelandic Saga Map (Dr Emily Lethbridge, Miðaldastofa, Háskóli Íslands & Stofnun Árna Magnússonar í íslenskum fræðum, Reykjavík)

Spanish Literature

Folk Literature of the Sephardic Jews (Samuel G. Armistead, The University of California, Davis, and Bruce Rosenstock, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
PhiloBiblon (University of California)


Medicina Antiqua (Wellcome Trust for the History of Medicine at University College London)


Portuguese Early Music Database
Sourcebook of Medieval Music (Lori Ibrahim, The University of California, Davis)
Handschriftendatenbank (Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel)
Neume Notation Project [Louis Barton, Oxford University]
CANTUS-Database for Latin Ecclesiastical Chant [University of Waterloo, Ontario]
Hymns from the Liturgical Tradition of the Orthodox Christian Church
An Introduction to the History of Christian Liturgy in the West [Michael G. Powell, Yale University]
Music from the Benedictine Abbey at Solemes
Gregorian Chant at Princeton
Cantus Index: Catalogue of Chant Texts and Melodies
Nota quadrata
Cantus planus Regensburg
Cantorales (Biblioteca Nacional de España)
CMN -Catalogue des manuscrits notés
The CMME Project: computerized mensural music editing
The Lugo Codex
Digital Image Archive of Medieval Music
Digital Resources for Early Music
Gallica - Bibliothèque numérique
e-codices - Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland
Cantigas Medievais Galego-Portuguesas
Oxford Cantigas de Santa Maria Database
Computerized Mensural Music Editing Project (CMME)
Monophonic Chansons in Polyphonic Textures (c. 1450-1550)
Renaissance Liturgical Imprints: A Census (RELICS)
Center for the History of Music Theory and Literature
Album interactif de paléographie médiévale


Electronic Resources for Medieval Philosophy Studies (Société Internationale pour l'Étude de la Philosophie Médiévale)
Philosophy Pages (Garth Kemerling)
Boethius: Consolation of Philosophy. Translation.
Petrus Plaoul: Editio Critica Commentarii in libris Sententiarum. Text and Translation.


Shields Library Religious Studies Resources Page (courtesy of Roberto Delgadillo)
The Database of Religious History [University of British Columbia]


(Note [12/23/2013]: Thus far taken from Jewish Sacred Text Archive)
Tanakh (Hebrew Bible)
Unicode with vowels
The Babylonian Talmud
Eighteen Treatises from the Mishna
The Talmud (Seventeen representative tracts from the Talmud)
The Talmud: Selections
The Babylonian Talmud in Selection
Sayings of the Jewish Fathers (Pirqe Aboth)
Hebraic Literature (Extracts from the Talmud, Midrash and Kabbalah)
Tractate Sanhedrin, Mishnah and Tosefta
Tractate Berakoth (The Mishna about prayer)
Legends of the Jews
The Kabbalah Unveiled Three texts from branch of the Kabbalah known as the Zohar: The Book of Concealed Mystery, The Greater Holy Assembly, and The Lesser Holy Assembly
Sepher Yezirah (Includes English translation and pointed Hebrew for this specific text of the Kabbalah)
The Zohar: Bereshith to Lekh Lekha
Tales and Maxims from the Midrash
Midrash Tanhuma
The Union Haggadah
Haggada For Pesach According To Chabad-Lubavitch Custom
Prayer Books (Siddur)

Individual Authors

The Works of Flavius Josephus
The Kitab al Khazari
Moses Maimonides' The Guide for the Perplexed
Selected Religious Poems of Solomon ibn Gabirol
Solomon ibn Gabirol's The Fountain of Life


Quranic Resources
Hadith Resources
Library of Islam
Answering Islam Library of Classical Books
Life of Muhammad, Ibn Hisham


Bible [Gospelcom] [United Bible Society]
Bible [Crosswire]
Bible (More Languages) [Crosswire]
Bible [Bibleserver]
Institute for New Testament Textual Research [Institut für Neutestamentliche Textforschung, INTF]
Latin Vulgate and Glossa ordinaria
Christianity and World Cultures [Villanova]
Commission for Editing the Corpus of the Latin Church Fathers (CSEL) (Internet Links [Vienna])
North American Patristic Society: Internet Resources (Creighton)
A Benedictine Monastery in the Desert
Mount Athos: The Holy Mountain
The Saint Pachomius Library
Christian Classics Etherial Library (CCEL): The Early Church Fathers
The Fathers of the Church [New Advent]
The Catholic Encyclopedia
Thomas Head’s Hagiography Pages
Hagiographic Society
Calendar of Saints éditions électroniques de sermons latins médiévaux [Nicole Bériou]
A Repertorium of Middle English Prose Sermons [University of Hull]
Monastic Manuscript Project (Albrecht Diem)"
Monastarium.NetA> [University of Köln]]

Individual Authors

Augustine: Opera omnia [Latin and Italian]
Augustine: Confessions
Augustine: City of God
Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite On the Divine Names and the Mystical Theology
Bernard of Clairvaux: On Loving God
The Revelations of Birgitta of Sweden
Margery Kempe [Holy Cross]


The Medieval Science Page (James McNelis)
The Aberdeen Bestiary (University of Aberdeen)
MS. Bodl. 130: Ps.-Apuleius, Dioscorides, Herbals (extracts); De virtutibus bestiarum in arte medicinae, in Latin and English (Bodleian Library)
Medieval Technology Pages
Epact: Scientific Instruments of Medieval and Renaissance Europe
Nanoparticle Stained Glass [University of Wisconsin]
Old English recipes


Florilegium (Carlton University/l’Université Carleton)
The Medieval Review (University of Michigan)
The Heroic Age A Journal of Early Medieval Northwestern Europe


Medieval Academy Home Page
Medieval Association of the Pacific Home Page
The Medieval Review (University of Indiana) The Medieval Review
Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies
The Digital Medievalist Home Page (University of Lethbridge)
Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (University of California, Los Angeles)
Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (Arizona State University, Tempe)
Hortulus (An On-Line Journal for Graduate Students)


TEI Boilerplate 1.0 (Indiana University)
Digital Humanities (King's College, London)
On-Line Books Page: Links to Hypertext Books
On-Line Poetry Reading
J. Paul Getty Museum: Digital Publications
Formerly Oxford University HUMBUL
Art Serve Art history related images from Australian National University. This is a vast resource - over 4000 images on Western Art alone, plus much more.